These Semicolons Are More Than Just a Fun Idea for a Tattoo
Founder of the Semicolon Project, Amy Bleuel, passed away March of 2017 but her message will continue on.
These Semicolons Are More Than Just a Fun Idea for a Tattoo.
The Semicolon Project was founded in 2013 by Amy Bleuel.
“We see it as you are the author and your life is the sentence. You’re choosing to keep going.”
For many people the semicolon was a sign of hope through mental illness, suicide, self-injury and addiction.
“I got the word warrior because I fight with these thoughts every day, and I survived a suicide attempt. The semicolon is in there because it symbolizes that my story isn’t over. I got it right there on my arm so I can see it clearly every day and remind myself to stay strong.” — Ashley Lake
“This is the tattoo I’m proudest of.” — Kris Lindsey
Amy died March of 2017, but the message of the semicolon continues on.
“It’s humbling to know that a message you started is resonating with people and so many people are choosing to continue their story because of your efforts.” -Amy Bleuel
For anyone struggling right now, please take care of yourself. Please talk to someone.
Text the Crisis Text Line at 741-741.
Call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255.
Call The Trevor Project at 866-488-7386.
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