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Semicolon tattoos raise awareness about mental illness

Have you heard of the semicolon representing mental illness and suicide awareness? ~ ~ ~ "A semicolon is used when an author could've chosen to end their sentence, but chose not to."

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from POPSUGAR Beauty

You Need to Know What the Semicolon Tattoo Really Stands For

The semicolon symbol not only represents the difficulties people face but also their will to live on. Click to read more about what a semicolon tattoo really means.

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The Encouraging Message Behind These Semicolon Tattoos: I like the placement of this one, though the placement on the wrist certainly sends a powerful message/

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from Etsy

Temporary Tattoo - Komma, Semikolon, Fake Tattoo, Flash Tattoo, Festival, Tiny Tattoo, Mint, Coral, skin-friendly Tattoos from Berlin

Nina Gnädig x FONRY temporary tattoos x Freunde Fürs Leben Campaign. The Semicolon Project - photo by Tom Wagner.

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from The Huffington Post

The Real Significance Behind The Semicolon Tattoo Trend

Global Semicolon Tattoo Trend Is A Sign Of Strength Among Faithful Individuals Dealing With Mental Health Problems

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Okay so the semicolon represents and shows support for those with depression and addiction and suicide. It represents the choice to continue life because a semicolon is used when an author could have ended their sentence but chose not to. "Still I rise" is a poem by Maya Angelou about continuing despite the hate. Changed the I to a semicolon

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