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    "The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths. These persons have an appreciation, a sensitivity, and an understanding of life that fills them with compassion, gentleness, and a deep loving concern. Beautiful people do not just happen."
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David Baxter

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CANVAS: Portrait of a family
Schizophrenia Digest, Volume 14, Issue 1
(Winter 2007)

Twenty-odd years ago, while he was attending elementary school in Hollywood, Florida, a terrible thing happened: Joe Greco's mother came to visit his fourth-grade classroom. He hadn't done anything wrong. Neither had his mother, really, except for showing up unannounced. But the moment looms large among Greco's childhood memories.

To deal with his difficult childhood, Greco, now 34---who graduated from Florida State University's School of Motion Picture, Television and Recording Arts and also worked under the auspices of film director James Cameron during the making of Titanic---made a movie. Greco's debut feature, Canvas, is a straightforward look at schizophrenia, painted with love.

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