My Depression
The Up and Down and Up of it

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Bean

The humor fell flat for me. This take on depression (told from a white woman's perspective) wasn't very insightful -- especially with the caricatures of people of color, and a few annoying songs thrown in. It's like watching an animated version of the "Cathy" cartoon, about depression. ...Read more

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Anna

Such a unique and effective way of illustrating one's personal experiences with depression through music and animation!

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Anonymous

This is great! Can't wait to use it for programming!

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