How I Caught the Photo Bug: Ibarionex Perello


When I was 10 years old, I suffered from a terrible stutter. It was a physical manifestation of my awkwardness and insecurity that I felt around others.

There was a feeling of inadequacy that seemed to pervade all my interactions with other children be it in the school yard, in the classroom or out in the streets of my neighborhood. While it seemed that others were able to become part of the group with ease, I felt this perpetual sense of anxiety that at any moment I would say or do the wrong thing.

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