Everyone has a Story

We all know life is short and we should make the best of every single day yet it’s easy to lose sight every once in a while.

In case you’ve lost sight as I usually do, here is a little reminder from a fellow blogger Miss C. If you have time please check out the Humans of New York Facebook page. It’s sure to remind you of the things in life we so often take for granted.

An Unkept Mind

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I follow a Facebook page called Humans of New York – it is actually a Tumblr blog. The Author is a photographer who set out to take pictures of the inhabitants of New  York and plot their photos on a map. Whilst taking these photos, he started collecting quotes and short stories from the people that he met and he started sharing their pictures and snippets of their lives on the blog.

Last night I came across the story of Omar Samra, an Egyptian who has climbed the tallest mountain on every continent and tells the shattering story of how his wife died a few days after giving birth to their daughter, only having held her once (the story is in four parts on the blog.)

The story took me back to five years and four months ago, to another mother who…

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