Teen turns leg into Van Gogh painting to cope with self-harm

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LONDON — A student recreated Vincent Van Gogh’s iconic painting The Night Café on her leg to help her cope with self-harm and depression. 

18-year-old Amelia Hall — a student at the University of Manchester — wanted to create a beautiful painting as way of dealing with thoughts of self-harm. 

“Self-harm is something I’ve struggled with as a way of coping with depression, but in the last few months I’ve decided it’s no longer something I wanted to do,” Hall explained.

“I wanted to find a more positive way of coping. This is why I chose to paint on my leg instead.” Read more…

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