Trying to be good to ourselves.
If only we could just stay in bed.
An acid attack at 13 meant learning to live with scars.
“When we go, we go all out.”
What does being 17 years old mean?
Braces, crutches, and surgery. Here’s to the full “teenage experience.”
Pushing through pain.
Sometimes life is all sour and no sweet.
There are question marks ahead.
FIN: Summer is well and truly over.
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