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December 13, 2012
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My first flash comic and one of the hardest project I have ever worked on. I do hope it will help someone out there, even if just a little bit.

OMG! my very first DD! thank you :iconnylelevi: for the suggestion and to everyone else for your wonderful comments and to each of you who have shared your own stories! this is my biggest reward, the response I hoped for, I am truly happy that I've managed to give some of you a bit of hope! Really, thank you so much!

EDIT: "A story of hope" has won first prize in the Creative Consicence Awards: UK 2013, Illustration and Animation category.
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Daily Deviation

Given 2012-12-23
vikky1991 Featured By Owner Aug 25, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I'm so thankful you made this! Even if I haven't been in the same situation I know many who are, and this is such a huge help for these people. Also it touches hearts. And lost souls. And gives hope. I honestly respect you for doing this, and I find this amazingly inspiring not just for my art but also for my life. So thank you! :hug:
Elena-Ciolacu Featured By Owner Aug 28, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
oh, thank you so much for your wonderful words!!! it means a lot for me to know that :thanks:
chokingames Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
oh... your story relates to mine greatly. no one helped me during my times of need, including family and teachers. i am 13, and i have already lost my childhood due to bullying. i thank you for making this..
Elena-Ciolacu Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
Thank you too! and don't despair, you still have a beautiful teenagehood ahead. Be happy, a smile is the best anti-bullying shield there is :) Enjoy yourself doing things you like, learn as many things as possible because now is your only chance to accumulate skills. Trust me in your adulthood you will thank yourself for them and for having given yourself the authority of knowledge :)
be strong :hug: 
chokingames Featured By Owner Aug 21, 2013  Hobbyist Digital Artist
wow thanks! n_n Hug Tight Hug 
GingerCat23 Featured By Owner Aug 17, 2013
:'( My face is covered in tears. Beautiful, and so true!
Elena-Ciolacu Featured By Owner Aug 18, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
thank you! :hug:
mydragonzeatyou Featured By Owner Aug 14, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
"because the bullying was gone but the damaged stayed."

i understand completely :p
Spyder-Web98 Featured By Owner Aug 10, 2013  Hobbyist General Artist
Well this made me cry
Elena-Ciolacu Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2013  Professional Digital Artist
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