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Patient creates animated series in a hospital

Shared by Ana Duarte on 2015-09-30 15:56

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Paulo lost his legs movement, and, gradually the disease affected his respiratory system. Since then, he depends on machines to stay alive.

From his hospital bed, Paulo learned how to read, write, finished his highchool and learned a lot about computers and software. We won several devices, made friends and invented his own machines.

Being a cinema lover, Paulo started working on an animated series. That’s how he created “The Adventures of Leca and His Friends”, an animated series that features Paulo’s own adventures in the hospital.

The creator explained his purposes to Folha de São Paulo: “By telling stories of our own lives, I want to make kids understand that a handicapped person, in a wheelchair, is not so different from the others”.

So far, Paulo has written over five different stories, and is trying to get is project financed trough crowd funding.

More info: https://www.catarse.me/leca

Adapted from: http://bit.ly/2wv8oMV
https://vimeo.com/64391724

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Paulo Henrique Machado, born in 1968, in Brazil, has been hospitalized in Hospital das Clínicas, in São Paulo, since he was one and a half year, when he was diagnosed with poliomyelitis. "The Adventures of Leca and His Friends”, is an animated series that features Paulo’s own adventures in the hospital, created by himself.

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