Savannah, Photo credit: Trevor Coe
We have heard it before, what’s on your bucket list? Candy Chang, an artist took it one step further. After loosing a loved one and contemplating death she eventually found clarity in her life. She wanted a daily reminder and not to get hung up on the day-to-day struggles. She wondered what really mattered to others. With permission from the city of New Orleans she painted an abandoned house with chalk paint and stenciled a grid with the unfinished sentence Before I die I would like to______________________.
The response was overwhelming. The wall was full by the next day and kept on growing. Before I die I want to see my daughter graduate, sing for millions, abandon all insecurities… The wall is a reminder that she is not alone.
She has had requests from all over the world to create a wall in their community. 500 walls have been created in over 30 languages and 70 countries.
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