Real stories

Read or listen to real stories from people affected by visible difference, their parents and families, as well as Changing Faces staff and volunteers. Inspired to share your story? We’d love to hear it – share your story now.

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Jude and Shankar on life during lockdown

Jude and Shankar chat about how lockdown has affected their wellbeing and share the different ways they’ve been taking care of their mental health.

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Natalie and Phil on life during lockdown

Natalie and Phil discuss the challenges of living with a visible difference during the pandemic and how they’ve stayed healthy, positive and connected.

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Rory and Adam on life during lockdown

Rory and Adam talk about their experiences during lockdown and how it recalls times when they were younger and experienced self-isolation.