WHAT HEALS YOU

When you have just ten hours with your child, you can’t put the feeling into words. Carly has done something truly beautiful, offering over 24,000 tributes to children who never got to grow up. 

"I think it's very fitting that I write the name and the wave takes the name out very, very quickly, so it symbolises that short life. And I just think that the water is very healing for people... I think that because someone on the other side of the world cares enough to do this for a stranger, that is what speaks to people."

This story was collected by the Centre for Stories for the Empathy Museum's 'A Mile in my Shoes' installation as part of Perth International Arts Festival