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People get really irritated by mental illness. “Just fucking get it together! Suck it up, man!” I had a breakdown, and a spiritual friend came to visit me in the psych ward. And they said, “You need to get out of here. Because this is the story you’re telling yourself. You know, Patch Adams has this great work-group camp where you can learn how to really celebrate life.”
It’s something people are so powerless over, and so often they want to make it your fault. It’s nobody’s fault. I started thinking of suicide when I was 10 years old—I can’t believe that that’s somebody’s fault. Like, “Oh, you’re just an attention getter.” Mental illness isn’t seen as an illness, it’s seen as a choice.
I have a joke about how people don’t talk about mental illness the way they do other regular illnesses. “Well, apparently Jeff has cancer. Uh, I have cancer. We all have cancer. You go to chemotherapy you get it taken care of, am I right? You get back to work.” Or: “I was dating this chick, and three months in, she tells me that she wears glasses, and she’s been wearing contact lenses all this time. She needs help seeing. I was like, listen, I’m not into all that Western medicine shit. If you want to see, then work at it. Figure out how not to be so myopic. You know?”
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THE UNTOUCHABLESErik Ravelo / F A B R I C A 2012Creative Direction and Concept: Erik RaveloPhoto: Erik Ravelo / Enrrico BossanPost production: Erik RaveloThe Right to ChildhoodShould be Protected.Images and concept protected by the law2012 F A B R I C A.
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THE UNTOUCHABLESErik Ravelo / F A B R I C A 2012Creative Direction and Concept: Erik RaveloPhoto: Erik Ravelo / Enrrico BossanPost production: Erik RaveloThe Right to ChildhoodShould be Protected.Images and concept protected by the law2012 F A B R I C A.
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THE UNTOUCHABLESErik Ravelo / F A B R I C A 2012Creative Direction and Concept: Erik RaveloPhoto: Erik Ravelo / Enrrico BossanPost production: Erik RaveloThe Right to ChildhoodShould be Protected.Images and concept protected by the law2012 F A B R I C A.
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Los Intocables
THE UNTOUCHABLESErik Ravelo / F A B R I C A 2012Creative Direction and Concept: Erik RaveloPhoto: Erik Ravelo / Enrrico BossanPost production: Erik RaveloThe Right to ChildhoodShould be Protected.Images and concept protected by the law2012 F A B R I C A.
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THE UNTOUCHABLES
Erik Ravelo / F A B R I C A 2012
Creative Direction and Concept: Erik Ravelo
Photo: Erik Ravelo / Enrrico Bossan
Post production: Erik Ravelo
The Right to Childhood
Should be Protected.
Images and concept protected by the law
2012 F A B R I C A.

http://erikravelo.info/897/

Wow

WOW!

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