Someone Once Told Me

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After posing for his shot, in which he was keen to mask his identity, he asked if he might send in his own explanation later. He wrote: “This line has, of course, been uttered by parents and schoolteachers worldwide for generations (I know I've heard it at least a half-dozen times).

"I took it one step further professionally when I realized I wasn't growing in my job. Adopting a pseudonym, to prevent conflicts with clients, I began speaking out on the various social networks and through other professional organizations about the problems in our industry and other professional issues.

"In under two years the friendships and professional connections I've made far surpass those I made in my first half-decade in this business, with no overlap and only revealing my real name and identity to a close circle of trusted friends. You really can be anyone you want to be, after all a rose by any other name... ;)” Taken in Central Park, New York, USA.

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Having run SOTM mainly from London since September 2006, Mario travelled the world between June 2013 and May 2014 to capture people's stories.

Click below to read about his adventures involving Korean schoolgirls, cemetery dwellers in Manila, people from South African townships and many others.

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