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Author: Amy Bleuel Narrator: to be announced Publisher: HarperCollins Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date: September 2017 ISBN: 9780062687999
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For people who were moved by Postsecret and Humans of New York comes a brave, necessary nonfiction debut told in photos and stories by survivors of mental illness.

A semicolon tattoo says you’re choosing to continue your life story rather than end it. Amy Bleuel began the suicide-awareness and storytelling organization Project Semicolon in 2013 to spread a message of hope: no one struggling with mental illness is alone; you, too, can not only survive but live a life filled with joy and love. In support of the project and its message, hundreds of people all over the world have gotten semicolon tattoos and shared photos of them, often alongside stories of hardship, growth, and rebirth.

This nonfiction essay collection, edited by Amy, combines photos of semicolon tattoos with individuals’ own words about their struggles with mental illness. Project Semicolon: Your Story Isn’t Over reveals dozens of never-before-seen portraits and stories from people of all ages talking about what they have endured and what they want for their futures. At once heartfelt, unflinchingly honest, and eternally hopeful, all these lives tell the story of choice: every day, you choose to live and let your story be forever.

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About the Author

After overcoming many obstacles in her life, including bullying, rejection, suicide, self-injury, addiction, abuse, and rape, Amy Bleuel found strength and a love for others. Amy struggled with mental illness for more than twenty years and experienced the many stigmas associated with it. After founding Project Semicolon, she shared her stories around the nation, giving hope to others struggling with mental illness. Amy died in 2017.

About the Narrator

Lindy West is a Seattle-based writer, editor, and performer whose work focuses on pop culture, social justice, humor, and body image. She’s currently a culture writer for GQ magazine and and a weekly columnist at the Guardian, as well as the founder and editor of I Believe You | It’s Not Your Fault, an advice blog for teens. In January of 2015 she wrote and recorded a story for This American Life about confronting an internet troll who impersonated her dead father.