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Jerry Golland teaches English in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada at a school for adults who have recently emigrated to Canada.

I spotted that he had got his pupils to do their own SOTMs as part of his language lessons, and asked for the pictures. He wrote: I used SOTM because it instantly grabbed me as an authentic way to get people to relax & share experiences. Using media was very exciting for them. I had never done it before.

Our subject is originally from Hong Kong.

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About the
world tour

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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