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Comments:

Christine Clarke, Australia:
"You have done so well Kevin, Keep up the good work, you are an inspiration to all of us. You show what can be accomplished when you try again and again".

Lorraine Halley, Padiham Burnley
" I am Kevin's literacy tutor and am very proud of his achievement in making this film and his courage in life. A wonderful
story of a wonderful man."


Again and Again by Kevin Bolton

Please tell us about yourself:
My name is Kevin Bolton. I am forty seven years old and attend the Marsden Resource Centre in Nelson. I was in an accident twenty six years ago which left me with asphasia and the loss of the use of my right arm.

I am now on the road to recovery, slowly learning to read ,write and speak again.

What is your story about?
It is about suffering a motorbike accident, aged eighteen, and the after effects - struggling to speak, physical impairments and spending a great deal of time isolated.

Why did you choose to tell this particular story?
The accident changed my life. I was young with everything to live for and now it is one long struggle to build a new life. Simple things like reading, writing and speaking all have to be re-learnt.

What was the experience of making your digital story like?
Exciting - it has helped my speech. I have regained memories of that period of my life. It has helped my confidence by meeting people and going to new and strange places and situations.

The whole experience has been challenging and rewarding. I would tell anybody to have a go at digital storytelling.

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