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Guest Alison Dotson interviews Denis

Alison: I couldn’t be happier to kick off the New Year with this post from Denis Asselin, an amazing advocate who’s been working tirelessly and with compassion to spread awareness about body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) since his son, Nathaniel, committed suicide after … Continue reading

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On The Move for BDD Awareness

Our recent pilgrimage in Italy from Rome to Assisi differed from Denis’s earlier walks to share our son Nathaniel’s struggle with BDD and to expand awareness about brain disorders and inspire research; it was shorter (a mere 150 miles!), was … Continue reading

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OCD Awareness Week – October 2015

ON THE MOVE FOR BDD AWARENESS Our recent pilgrimage in Italy from Rome to Assisi differed from Denis’s earlier walks to share our son Nathaniel’s struggle with BDD and to expand awareness about brain disorders and inspire research; it was … Continue reading

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Day 15: Assisi, Italy

The Days After After Saturday’s intensity, we settle into a day in Assisi. Tim and Terri catch an early train to Rome for a flight home on Monday, and we wander the city taking in the churches at every piazza … Continue reading

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Day 14: Spello to Assisi (10 miles)

Inside and Out: the Journey and the Destination This evening in Assisi, Tim, Terri, Denis and Judy–awestruck pilgrims–watch the setting sun shine gold on the Basilica di San Francesco. The church and piazza rise 100 feet above the surrounding valley … Continue reading

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