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…I fully acknowledge that at times within my mental-health advocacy work to-date, the words with which I have chosen to express myself were messy, and at times too, inadequate to gently convey the hurtful truth in the most idealistically compassionate of ways.  Nonetheless, I remain a firm believer that verbal expression, no matter its hideousness, is an infinitely greater forum through which to express negative emotion than any type of physical violence which may otherwise result, in the absence of such freedom to create…