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This Photographer Is Asking People to Share Their Scar Stories to Break the Stigma

By Aimee Lutkinnnn

UK photographer Sophie Mayanne has been working on a project for some time called "Behind the Scars," in which she photographs people's scars and shares the stories behind them. Mayanne told Bored Panda that she's always been drawn to "raw, un re-touched" photos, and that's what compelled her about the subject—not trying to hide people's perceived "flaws."

“When I first started the project, I remember saying that if I could make a difference to at least one person, then I have succeeded. As the project has grown, I just hope it will reach more people, and continue to have a positive impact," she said.