"That's what I wanted to do with my work. I wanted to reach people who are like me, kids that were like me, that felt unseen or unwanted, that [felt like] you didn't matter. You didn't count," he explained. "Because you have to fight that every day, that sense of, 'I can't do this. This place is not geared for me.' So, I wanted to shake that up and go, 'Yes, you can. Every one of us can.'"
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