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Channeling The Pain Of Depression Into Photography, And Finding You Are Not Alone

Tara Wray's book Too Tired for Sunshine is a collection of images she made while struggling with depression. The work struck a chord with others, who are now sharing their images in an online project.
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In a particularly difficult season of depression, photography was one of the tools Tara Wray used to cope.

"Just forcing myself to get out of my head and using the camera to do that is, in a way, a therapeutic tool," says Wray, a photographer and filmmaker based in central Vermont. "It's like exercise: You don't want to do it, you have to make yourself do it, and you feel better after you do."

In July, she published , a book of her photos from that

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