He Pled For Help, But Society Was Full Of Animals In Human Skin

 

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Ugliness ruled his life, from his physical deformity to the way he was treated. Life, and his master at the circus, dealt Joseph a cruel hand of terrible beatings and ridicule.

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He believed that there was no place for him but the freak show, a cheap thrill for the jeering crowd, easy money for his master. From little children to the church, he was shunned by all.

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Yet it takes one special person to reach out and see past the ugly to the good inside.

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For kindness to fan the dying embers of hope back into a steady flame.

Watch ‘The Animals’ by Mark Wee (Singapore) on Viddsee:

The Animals’ is an adaptation of the true story of Joseph Merrick, a man born in 19th century Victorian England with severe deformities. His story was also adapted into the 1980 award-winning film, ‘The Elephant Man’.

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