Invisible Illness
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Invisible Illness

Why Have We Become So Numb?

Numbness means there’s damage so profound and pervasive that we can’t even feel it.

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I remember where I was when I heard about Chester Bennington’s death: I was in a lab in Japan and went out on a workout the next morning thinking about what Chester did for so many music fans and young, angsty kids like me.

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We don't talk enough about mental health.

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Ryan Fan

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