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"1000 Words" was inspired by a comment on one of my other work "Tape it Back Together" Tape it Back Together by yuumei . In the comment, this person told me when she first saw the drawing, she thought it was sad but couldn't connect with the situation. Three months later, her parents divorced and when she saw the drawing again, she began to sob. It made me wonder, had she shown something like the torn up picture to her parents, would it have made a difference?

This story also explores the purpose of art, what can be art, and what art means to me personally.

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:iconahnline: made this beautiful tune for my story :D yuumei.deviantart.com/art/1000… :heart:

Woot! I finished my first ever one shot comic! :D It's 56 pages excluding the copyright page. I don't know how long it took me but it was a lot of work.

For all those who are curious, the little girl's name is Fantine, and the guy's name is Linus. I MIGHT continue 1000 W0RDS after I finish my other projects years from now :D

Drawn in Paint tool SAI, texture and editing done in Photoshop, web comic programming done in Macromedia Flash.

Please check out my other flash comic, Knite Knite: Chapter 1 by yuumei and interactive narrative, Rumination Rumination by yuumei.
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Given 2009-06-24
1000 W0RDS by *yuumei - It's rarely you ever see an entire community support a single artist like this, and when that happens it should be a memory well kept. This art is worth it, its impact is incredible. It's my honour and joy to feature this piece of true art. Thank you community for your MASS number of suggestions, we hear you. :) Well deserved *yuumei. ( Featured by OneFreeInternet )
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FuwaFuwaShyles Featured By Owner 4 hours ago  New member Hobbyist General Artist
I never expected the waterworks to come on after reading this and... Wow. I'm not the best with words but I can see the massive effort you put into making this and that's amazing enough ^^

The story is moving and I do wish that her parents didn't actually divorce. But then again, reality doesn't always have a happy ending either.
You spread a very important message in this besides just family and I'd like to tell you a huuuge thank you for that ^^
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Surutyo Featured By Owner 1 day ago  Student General Artist
I'm basically out of words

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frozensnowgirl Featured By Owner 2 days ago  Student
Sayu Crying Icon thats so sad but the ending
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MidnightTiger8140 Featured By Owner 3 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
No matter how many times I reread this, it never fails to move me. Thank you so much for sharing your beautiful talent, vision, and inspiration with all of us.
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MoochieFailee Featured By Owner 4 days ago  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Basically me right now: Menma Honma (I still want to be with everyone) V1 Miuna Crying Icon Crying Mako 
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P-Dizzy8 Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Artist
Oh my god, everything about this is so beautiful!! :iconhappytearsplz:
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AmikaMika Featured By Owner 4 days ago  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This. This is most beautiful. 

This hit a soft spot for me, since I was in the same place as Fantine, once upon a time. Drawing and all. 
I have to thank you for drawing this for that girl who left that comment. You are a wonderful artist with a beautiful soul. 

I must also comment about Knite. That was also a beautiful story. Well done.
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Somebody-1 Featured By Owner 5 days ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I love this so much
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Grumpythesheep Featured By Owner 6 days ago  Student Digital Artist
its been like 6 or 5 years and I still read this once a week.
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MouHitoriNoBoku Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
;u;
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Irezumizero Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Me too, but, if she's busy or wants to do other things for a while, i can understand that ^^
All good things come in time.
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khyentse123 Featured By Owner Apr 20, 2015  New member
that was awesome !!!!!
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Zakatsukuyo Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Student Digital Artist
I'm crying so much... this is so beautiful...
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fire862 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  New member
amazing
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Iluminate18 Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
me too -u-
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NobleFish Featured By Owner Apr 19, 2015  New member
still i wish yuumei will upload the fisheyeplacebo comic soon... ^_^
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Irezumizero Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
I remember reading this so long ago. It's just as beautiful now as it was when i first read it.
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mikulover001 Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
so sad...but cool too!
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A-L-L-Scenes Featured By Owner Apr 18, 2015  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
;-; omg.....amazing...
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earth-tone Featured By Owner Apr 17, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
I've read this time and time again.  Stay awesome, Yuumei.
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LegendarySidekick Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Hobbyist Writer
Beautiful!

You certainly are an amazing artist and storyteller!
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TechnicolourHorror Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  New member Hobbyist Traditional Artist
This is beautiful <3
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lacuna-love Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015
incredible!! this really changed my view on my family.
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Melae-Anisma Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Professional General Artist
:iconcraiplz: Continue making a difference, you inspire many people with your art and words, and in turn I'm sure they will do the same
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DabZen Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Deep.
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DarkSaber13 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Right in the feels. Actually crying here a little. XD Great work!
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madhattersnightmares Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
Right into my heart. Your drawings are great and I love the feeling. Thanks for your awesome work. It really inspired me.
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lightmage713 Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Hobbyist Artisan Crafter
all aboard the feels train choo choo. This was so beautiful...
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Legonie Featured By Owner Apr 16, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
woah beautiful story, and all those awsome picture.. awsome! :)
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kakosgirl123 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  New member Hobbyist Artist
this statement is actually true.  picture is worth a thousand words
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gisabelle Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
It's sooo beautiful <3 <3 And it made me close to crying what is really rare. I love it so much, it's so inpirational. And your art <3 Too beautiful!!!
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Powpi Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  New member Student Artist
Ehehehehe the ending made me smile, so cute~!
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sweggle5 Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015
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DawnSpiritKitten Featured By Owner Apr 15, 2015  Hobbyist Artist
How inspiring....This story has touched my heart dearly. After reading it, I feel like I should be the one saying thank you. It really encourages me as an artist. :) Heart 
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omzig89 Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
Touching!!
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dinahnuzzler Featured By Owner Apr 14, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Great!
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artsyviolin7 Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That was probably the most beautiful story i've ever read... w0w Cry emote 
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LucentTear Featured By Owner Apr 12, 2015  New member Hobbyist General Artist
This was really meaningful to me, and very beautiful at the same time!
I lol'ed at the end with 1000 words from the girl. XD
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LicaSL Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Student Digital Artist
Omg this made me cry, It's so beautifulAsuna Crying Icon 
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ColorfulChan Featured By Owner Apr 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Amazing ! Junko Enoshima (Kawaii Blush) [V5] Adorable Girl Anime Emoji (Kawaii Eyes) [V6] 
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Jonny09 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015
THIS IS SOO AWSOME
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jingjangs0630 Featured By Owner Apr 10, 2015  Student General Artist
Spooky Scary Swiggity Swooty Marionette (Chat Icon fiv night at fredy Springtrap is Watching You (Chat Icon) Freddy Herd You Talkin Trash (Chat Icon) Five Nights at Freddys 3 - Phantom Foxy - Icon GIF Freddy's Nose Boop (Chat Icon) kawaii eggplant emoji [F2U] Free Scared Purple Guy Icon Cute Baby Bonzi Bonnie Chat Icon  fnaf
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huricane887 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015   General Artist
This is a very touching story.It has a very meaningful message.
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Lykaios-Wolfs-Kin Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Hobbyist General Artist
This is amazing, I love the story and the art. It's truly beautiful.
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baileykat10 Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015  Student Artist
SO amazingly beautiful. This shines so brightly, simply, breathtaking..
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Volkonsky Featured By Owner Apr 9, 2015
That was so beautifull . !! *o*
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RobertVarulfur Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
That was beautiful. Thank you. 
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animalover4six Featured By Owner Apr 8, 2015  New member
Very sweet!
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swiftstrike111 Featured By Owner Apr 6, 2015  Hobbyist Photographer
I shed tears seeing the reaction of the parents to the contents of the envelope. Corny to say, perhaps, but I think this may have just changed something in me.
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