“A semicolon is used when an author could’ve chosen to end their sentence, but chose not to. The author is you and the sentence is your life.”
"1 out of 4 people suffer from mental illness. Look around you, and chances are out of the closest 3 people, 1 of you may be suffering from mental illness. Elizabeth speaks volumes from her own experience battling mental illness and how it is not a personal problem, but a communal one for which we are all responsible to address."
Imagine what would happen if we treated physical illness the way we treat mental illness. People would be walking around with broken bones, serious cases of the flu, and no hope for improvement or healing.
Two men committed suicide at the age of 21, but the attempts took place 10 years apart. Only one of the two men survived, and he's now the first person in the United States to wear another person's face.