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      Toby Allen | "Schizophrenia" - The Real Monsters are reborn! "Disclaimer: The artwork is not at all intended to make light of these conditions but instead is intended to give these intangible mental illnesses some substance and make them appear more managable as physical entities".

    • Michelle Anghellic

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    • Maryann Temperino

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    • Matt Kaiser

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