Someone Once Told Me

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This lawyer explains that at the age of 17 he was obsessed with writing, and had decided it was what he wanted to do with his life. However, his mother told him this SOTM. “I was really bummed out about it at the time, but I managed to find a career – and they were pretty much right.”

He goes on to say that he now writes plenty in his spare time, so his story “is not as sad as you imagine, as it ended up being a positive thing”. Taken in New York.

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Having run SOTM mainly from London since September 2006, Mario travelled the world between June 2013 and May 2014 to capture people's stories.

Click below to read about his adventures involving Korean schoolgirls, cemetery dwellers in Manila, people from South African townships and many others.

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