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Suffering the Silence: Portraits of Chronic Illness

This beautiful photography project, Suffering the Silence, aims to make more visible the millions of Americans suffering from invisible illnesses: The stigma surrounding chronic illness can leave people feeling misunderstood, alone, dismissed, and silenced. When someone doesn’t look visibly sick, one can often forget what their life is like behind the scenes. Eleven New Yorkers spoke

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Spain hologram protest

Activists in Spain, after a new gag law curtailed the freedom to protest in front of Congress or parliament buildings, staged what may be the world’s first hologram protest. Holographic projection opens up a whole new world of possibilities for how to bring to the outside world the images, voices, and stories of patients who are to ill to physically engage

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