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Experience the transformation of trauma through healing and post-growth and the stories that inspired this collection.  Our story is the interworkings of childhood trauma, anger, discovery, healing, and Grace.

 Being lost, not understanding, apathy: these are the realities in the beginning of Trauma. As a child, sometimes we simply do not comprehend what is happening to us. 

Being lost, not understanding, apathy: these are the realities in the beginning of Trauma. As a child, sometimes we simply do not comprehend what is happening to us. 

 
 Understanding brings its own new challenges: pain, anger, and losing compassion and hope.

Understanding brings its own new challenges: pain, anger, and losing compassion and hope.

 
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All of the emotions and feelings take their toll. Eventually, anger and hatred boil over, and we push back against the pain. 

 
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 The pain and anger become unbearable, and we lash out. We leave for something else, something new.

The pain and anger become unbearable, and we lash out. We leave for something else, something new.

 
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 We wander, and we eventually find a new place to exist. However, the baggage and past has not escaped us, and eventually becomes a new reality to face once again.

We wander, and we eventually find a new place to exist. However, the baggage and past has not escaped us, and eventually becomes a new reality to face once again.

 
 The moment of realization: Looking back and understanding the past.

The moment of realization: Looking back and understanding the past.

 Discovering Grace, and the systems of support we have around us, make us feel loved again and secure in our own bodies.

Discovering Grace, and the systems of support we have around us, make us feel loved again and secure in our own bodies.

 
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Through Grace, we are empowered and triumph in the end. We are able to forgive and let the burden of the past go.


The FW18 Campaign was produced at Rockaway Beach in New York, NY.

Production Team
Photographer: Matthew Hall Productions, LLC
Videographer: Jonathan Edwards, Contention Media
Model: Jay Riv
First Production Assistant: Wes Ranson
Second Production Assistant: Sarah Bennett