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James, our regular Your Voice contributor from the US, describes those all too familiar times when it's hard to express yourself the way you want to.
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Being offered a teaching job was the last thing Judith expected, having spent her schooldays afraid to speak in class. Here, she talks us through her career and explains how useful feedback helped her to deliver a funeral speech.
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Up-and-coming Peru-based filmmaker Gabriel tells us about creating his short films about stammering, and the difference he hopes they'll make. 
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With The Prince's Trust Awards taking place last week, Gideon, a winner from the 2019 ceremony, tells us how he turned a corner with his stammer, and how a near fatal attack led to him becoming a motivational speaker and a youth mentor. 
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Alistair tells us how the lack of stories about people who stammer led him to write and illustrate his own children's book 'Taming the Alphabet'.
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When Craig started stammering in his 40s, his therapist put it down to Functional Neurological Disorder. But what exactly is it?
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Saadhika tells us how psychological approaches to therapy helped her to deal with a difficult time in her life.
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Chris tells us about starting to see his stammering from other peoples' perspective.
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Botsa tells us how an Indian dance form enabled her to express herself in new ways, and encourages us to think about using the body's potential to communicate.
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When John Gomez was asked to consult on the Netflix animated series he jumped at the chance. Here John tells us how he became involved and what the experience was like.
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Fabienne describes how self-doubt and worry over stammering almost stopped her from pursuing her dream job in nursing.
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Read Phyllis' acronym for International Women's Day, celebrating all the women who stammer who have inspired, supported her and encouraged her.
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