Pos­i­tives from neg­a­tives

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both the mind and body.

“It res­onates with it and they’re do­ing such great work for those liv­ing in WA,” she said.

“We have al­ready raised over $6000 for this project and our aim is to raise over $100,000 for Life­line WA to as­sist the 24-hour helpline. “We’re in there boots and all.” Craig said she would con­tinue pho­tograph­ing peo­ple into 2017 and those in­ter­ested could reg­is­ter at www.por­trait­physique.com.au/ new-page-1.

“We send out an on­line ques­tion­naire to gather all the in­for­ma­tion first up,” she said.

“This week we’ve pho­tographed a woman who has lost two chil­dren to a ge­netic ill­ness, a two-year-old and seven-year-old, and has one re­main­ing child.

“She has used fit­ness to over­come de­pres­sion; she was the most amaz­ingly in­spir­ing per­son af­ter what she’s been through.

“An­other woman came in who is a full-time carer to her hus­band who has mo­tor neu­rone dis­ease.

“Run­ning is her only ex­er­cise be­cause she can’t leave the fam­ily home for too long and her story was heart­break­ing.

“The peo­ple walk­ing through the door have such amaz­ing sto­ries and they’re not all doom and gloom; it’s pos­i­tive en­ergy com­ing in.

“They’re such fo­cused peo­ple and some of the bod­ies make you want to get to the gym straight away.”

Read more sto­ries and do­nate at www.ev­ery­day­hero.com.au/ event/do-it-for-your­self/top_ten.

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