What is one thing you’d like to do before you die?
I stumbled upon this (haha haha, no really) and had to share for Tuesday (on which I share something that another person has created).
Candy Chang went through a period of depression after a loved one passed away. As she emerged from her depressed state, she decided to conduct an experiment. After obtaining permission to paint on the side of an abandoned building, she did this:
And other people did this:
These community things always make me so excited to be human. I’ve got to say, being able to read these short little phrases all in different colors and different handwritings and wondering what the stories are is one of the most invigorating things we could experience. It’s an opportunity for us to recognize and celebrate our diversity, our stories, our backgrounds, our pain, our happiness, and our humanity.
Seriously. Can we do this? Please?
To read more about Candy Chang’s story and to see more pictures of the original display (in New Orleans, or NOLA to natives [I’m always confused]) and of other towns that displayed this as well, click here.
Thanks for reading!
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