We have known you since 2006, but you still amaze us, despite all the hardships that life asks you to overcome.
You have had an amazing journey, you got off the streets after years, you moved into your home, you got your head out of the water, you started working again, with the goal of helping others.
And then, a few months ago, everything changed again. There was a dark period, where a lot of things accumulated and it was difficult.
Today you have lost your home, you have left the shelter and you are back on the streets again... 14 years after we first met... It's a real upheaval!
And yet... Each time we meet, you give us a slap in the face.
Because in spite of all this, you keep the smile, the energy, the hope!
This passage does not seem to be a failure for you, and you are right! It's not a failure, it's a small step backwards to better bounce back forwards and it’s the continuity of your story.
You proved to yourself that you can get out of it once, so why not twice?
We are proud of your tenacity and we try to be inspired by it!
We believe in you and we will follow you to the end!
(*) We make every effort to respect the privacy of our patients and our professional secrecy. Nevertheless, we want to bear witness to how they must survive and how we work together to reintegrate them. Consequently, the names of places and people are deliberately omitted or modified and lived situations are placed in another context. There is no direct link between the photos and the stories above.
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