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Luck

Photo by contributor Hannah, a 20-year-old from Vermont. After struggling with depression for several years, Hannah attempted to end her life at the age of seventeen. She is now using her story to encourage others to speak up about mental health.

About this photo: “A friend of mine used to collect four-leaf clovers and put them on his refrigerator. I’ve never found a four-leaf clover in my life. I used to envy other people’s luck and how easily everyone seemed to float through life. But now I feel lucky to have gone through what I’ve gone through, I wouldn’t trade the perspective I have now for the world.”

Find more from Hannah at her blog.

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4 comments on “Luck

  1. suej
    November 19, 2014

    Love this image- g reat abstract

    Like

  2. Alexa Jean
    November 19, 2014

    I’ve never found a four leaf clover in real life, I thought maybe they were a myth, thanks Hannah for this lovely, textural shot dispelling the myth!

    Liked by 1 person

  3. BookOfBokeh
    November 19, 2014

    This is a fantastic site with many moving stories, perspectives and some great photos. This one bought me simultaneously the closest to both a smile and tears as any post has got!

    Like

  4. imaginarytree
    November 19, 2014

    In a word, lovely. The four leaf clovers remind me of butterflies.

    Like

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