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State of Mind

by: Gabrielle L., 12th Grade, North Port High School - North Port, Florida
Teacher: Marilyn Caruso

Parenting a child with differences has ENRICHED our lives beyond our wildest dreams. We wouldn't change a thing.

quote by: Stacy & Bill Quaid, Bradenton, Florida

Artist Statement

“State of Mind” shows viewers that mental illness frequently goes unheard. Many people cannot deal or understand mental disorders because they fear it. When an individual suffers from a mental illness, they feel lost, different, and worthless compared to everyone else. These individuals need to be heard and express themselves. Having a mental illness doesn’t make anyone different; it makes that person a unique individual who expresses his or her differences differently.

Meet the Artist


Skip & Gail Sack