Someone Once Told Me

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26May

I’ve had many excellent SOTMs sent in so far, which have been simply brilliant – stand up photographers Garth McKay and Anna Logophobia, for starters. But there’s something about this one, coupled with the accompanying story, that has really captured my heart more than any other.

She looks so full of sorrow, and this image has really stayed with me since the second I first saw it. Submitted by Tarin, who wrote: “I'm from Newport, RI, USA and i go to school in New Hampshire.

"when i first got to school, i met an amazing man and i fell for him really hard. i actually had to take time to choose between this picture and another picture of a quote that he said to me that simply took my heart away; 'don't worry...i'll take care of you'.

"i ultimately chose this quote because, though he broke it off many months ago, i will never forget when he said this to me. i still care for him.”

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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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