Have you ever read a biography or watched a documentary that is so very good, that you feel privileged to have been allowed to experience it? Very, very occasionally a piece of media or text really does change the way you think about the world.
It’s a special kind of story telling, usually one that is disarmingly simple, that grabs you whole, swallows you up and transports you into the mind of someone else. All of a sudden the actions, words and thoughts of a stranger make perfect sense. You’ve walked a mile in their shoes and realised why their shoes are the way they are.
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