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  • Julia’s #imnotsorry Story

    Julia is the cousin of Morgan. She is currently studying art at School of the Art Institute of Chicago and has an amazing spirit of creativity. #imnotsorry that I changed my mind. I once believed that life could make sense; that I would be able to write out a logical progression of events and choices […]
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  • The Body as Art

    Written by: Morgan Blair, founder and creative director of Unpolished Journey This week I read for my art therapy class an excerpt from the book Art is a Way of Knowing by Pat Allen.  The book works to break down how art-making can be a source of insight into our imagination by looking at colors, […]
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  • Melanie’s #imnotsorry Story

    Melanie is the selfless and loving mother of Morgan and Emily.  She just finished her cancer treatment in July after being diagnosed with Breast Cancer last November.  She is a warrior and a fighter.   #imnotsorry for losing my hair. I was diagnosed with breast cancer in October 2015 and by January 2016, I was […]
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  • It’s Time to Stop Apologizing

    Written by: Emily Blair, the sister of Morgan (founder of Unpolished), co-director, and logistical mind behind Unpolished Journey. What does it mean to truly stop apologizing for who we are? That’s a great question, right? What we mean here at Unpolished when we say “apologize for who they are” is to say that someone feels […]
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  • Fingerprints of the Cosmos

    The Atacama Desert stretching 600 miles from the southern tip of Peru to the northern part of Chile, is the driest place on earth. There are stretches where rain has never even been recorded. Nothing lives here, no trees, no clouds, no moisture of any kind.  It is the one place on earth that if […]
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  • Gracie’s #imnotsorry Story

    Gracie is a a good friend, spiritual soulmate, and recovery warrior of those at Unpolished Journey. Currently finishing her masters in social work, Gracie is rediscovering her soul after years in a dark battle with an eating disorder.    “So…are you seeing anyone?” “Hey, it’s so good to see you! What’s the boy situation like?” […]
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