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Heartbreaking letter from an unknown old woman in a nursing home: ‘See Me’

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 3-02-2014 11:00 | Stories | Category: Elder Issues, Health

‘See Me’ is a poem which has been found among the belongings of a deceased woman in a nursing home. It is a heart breaking call to be seen.
The staff of the Colorado Foundation for Medical Care was so impressed with the message that they edited the poem and offered the poem for distribution
Dutch care organization Omring made ​​a video of the poem with music and Dutch subtitles.

The video is not a professional conversion of the poem. It is the message we have to share as much as possible.
Read the poem after the break.

Recently I showed this video that I think it is the best video ever made about healthcare. That video is about one word: empathy.

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This our food. And belly.

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 13-01-2014 09:00 | Stories | Category: Animal rights, Consumerism, Health

This video is called ‘Food sequence’ and is part of the documentary Samsara. Samsara is Sanskrit for “wheel of life”.
And in our time, this also includes this kind of food production.

This video isn’t new but so powerful that it shouldn’t be missing here. And is much more impressive than all campaigns from Peta together

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‘Likeness’ Shows Struggles of Eating Disorders (TRIGGER WARNING)

Posted by VITAMIN W | 25-12-2013 11:00 | Stories | Category: Health, Women's Issues

A new short film portraying the realities and horrors of eating disorders is a way for some to heal, at least it is for director Rodrigo Prieto and his family after what they went through with anorexia.

“Likeness,” starring Elle Fanning, was co-created with Prieto’s 19-year-old daughter, Ximena, who battled anorexia in her early teens.

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A Portrait Without Memory

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 23-12-2013 23:00 | Stories | Category: Elder Issues, Health

“A Portrait Without Memory” is a portrait of the grandmother of Marco Marzuoli, suffering from Alzheimer’s for seven years.

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