From The Huffington Post: Powerful Images Show A World Where Verbal Abuse Leaves Physical Scars.

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By Jueseppi B.

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Weapon of Choice” is a photo project by photographer Richard Johnson that tries to show the relationship between verbal and physical abuse, especially among parents and children. | hurtwords.com

From The Huffington Post:

Powerful Images Show A World Where Verbal Abuse Leaves Physical Scars

 | by  Tyler McCarthy

What if verbal abuse left the same scars as physical abuse? Would it be taken more seriously? That’s what photographer Richard Johnson hopes to accomplish with his new photo project, “Weapon of Choice.”

The series uses a makeup artist to put bruises and scars on photo subjects. Embedded in these violent marks are some hateful words typically associated with abuse, such as “Stupid,” “Dumb,” “Trash” and others that are much, much worse.

“I think the overall goal [of Weapon of Choice], in my view, would be to shine a light on the…

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