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Matthew is another young person who has been helped by Centrepoint, a charity that provides emergency accommodation and support for homeless young people in London.

He explained that his dad used to tell him this message. “It sticks in my head because it keeps me positive,” he said in his audio commentary “Centrepoint has helped me by getting me into college and helping me with my benefits.” Taken in Shepherd’s Bush, London.

Centrepoint said: "These photos are part of Centrepoint's 'More than a gift’ campaign, where you can give a gift that really means something to homeless young people.

"We offer them all the support we can, but a gift that will really make a difference is by helping towards to the cost of their course books. They are, quite simply, a lifeline."

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Having run SOTM mainly from London since September 2006, Mario travelled the world between June 2013 and May 2014 to capture people's stories.

Click below to read about his adventures involving Korean schoolgirls, cemetery dwellers in Manila, people from South African townships and many others.

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