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On Wed, May 18, 2016 at 11:59 AM, Samuel Klein <meta...@gmail.com> wrote:

> I really appreciate your sharing this (last winter and now). Kindness is
> indeed a higher calling, and tightly bound to sharing & protecting the
> rights and opportunities of others.  Sj
> On May 18, 2016 14:21, "Jake Orlowitz" <jorlow...@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> In light of yesterday's public call for help from one of our editors, I'd
> like to share something I wrote last winter.
>
> It's called, Journey of a Wikipedian.
>
> https://medium.com/@jakeorlowitz/journey-of-a-wikipedian-c2890e3a8d0c#.o2hypa43i
> <
>
> https://docs.google.com/document/d/1JRXqb6IcsVi3nEpXnN1FBSVLveAJgazJxPJj1tlFw30/edit?usp=sharing
> >
>
> --
> It reminds me of a few things worth stating:
>
> 1. We are a community of very real people with deep emotions and human
> complexities.
> 2. We are deeply invested in this project, so much so it hurts us at times
> even if it is also a passion or refuge for many.
> 3. You never know what someone has been through, or is going through.
> 4. We all need help at some point. There is no shame in needing help,
> asking for help, or receiving help.
> 5. If you are ever feeling completely hopeless: Wait. Things really can get
> better. Talk to someone about it.
> 6. Mental health carries a powerful stigma. The more we are open about it,
> the less that weighs all of us down.
> 7. If we listen, we can learn from each other.
> 8. We need to be kind. This is a higher calling than civility, and entirely
> compatible with rigorously sharing knowledge.
> 9. Our movement depends on its people. We are our most valuable resource.
> 10. We are not finished products. With time, space, support, and
> practice--people can, and do, grow and change.
>
> Hugs,
> Jake Orlowitz (Ocaasi)
>
> p.s. If you ever see someone in need of help, or are seeking it yourself,
> please contact emerge...@wikimedia.org.
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