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"And it’s funny, without those pushing moments, what they tell me, I think I wouldn’t make my road to be what I want it to be, at least, these kind of things make me think, I think my character is, if I don't agree and you think I'm not good, I will try to make my weakness to be my strength."
"I was born inside a car. We call it a Jeep because it’s a big car, it’s a passenger car; they were taking my mum to the hospital, but I was scared of the doctor, so I got out before we arrived at the hospital."
"I think a lot of them thought that I had changed completely different person because I put a piece of cloth on my head and I re-found connection to God. I’m exactly the same person, maybe just a little bit more cynical. But I’m definitely a lot more ‘me’ than I used to be."
"It’s so disarming, it’s so peaceful, there’s a joy that comes in creating that it’s not so much about the end product, but the product represents this moment that you’ve had with people around you."
Yirga Gelaw Woldeyes shares stories of his homeland and the confrontation of being a black man in Australia.
Ron Bradfield Junior is a saltwater fella from Bardi Country but grew up in Geraldton, WA. He now calls Whadjuk Boodjah, his home.
Tammy Bux had been living in Karachi for ten years when her charmed life came crashing down in an instant.
Sandi Parsons considers her guardianship of gifted lungs one of her many victories in her ongoing battle with Cystic Fibrosis. She was 38 when she underwent a double lung transplant. 
Matthew and Daniel Bacon share their stories about self-love, identity, and queer resilience.
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