Hi, this is an article I edited for the CEO of Umbrella, a charity which works towards providing better mental, social and community health. More information can be found on their Facebook page:
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This piece revolves around one woman called Anita who has a story to tell. My role in editing this piece was to comb through for spelling and grammatical mistakes and “storyfi” the bits outside of the dialogue (which are true quotes from Anita). I did this by going through what had already been written and rejigging it a bit. Here is the final piece.
“I answered your ad, because…well, because I agree. It is true I think, that we all, everyone has a story to tell. A story no matter how small they think it is, a story that will help others, and yes I guess on some level I also wanted to put something back, do something inspirational, but I think most of all it just feels like the right time to tell someone my story, to leave my stamp on the world, make my mark.” Continue reading