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Accidental Angel

Photo taken by first-time contributor Brittany Tremor, a 23-year-old photography student at Texas A&M University-Commerce.  When she was 14, she was diagnosed with bipolar disorder. Photography has always been a way for her to get outside of her head and recreate the things she sees around her or to convey what it’s like inside her head.

About this photo: “This photo sort of represents my relationship with the woman in the picture.  She and I had similar backgrounds and were both needing a friend close by to just let loose with, someone who wouldn’t judge and could understand how hard it is to deal with mental illness. I didn’t realize it when we met but she’s my accidental angel.”


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8 comments on “Accidental Angel

  1. Syncopated Eyeball
    April 28, 2013



  2. Stephen G. Hipperson
    April 28, 2013

    Nice idea (serendipity?).


  3. Fabulous!


  4. blueribbonfair
    April 28, 2013

    Yes, This is me today. I get you with it.


  5. Emily
    April 28, 2013

    Great! I love this! Brilliant titled photo.


  6. kerienturner
    May 1, 2013

    Reblogged this on Kerien Turner.


  7. Zhanna Podkolzina
    May 12, 2013

    I like this idea! Good job!


  8. Ej Braquet
    August 9, 2013

    Thanks for sharing. Being Bipolar I don’t find it easy to share what is going on in my head with others, scared of the stigma.


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