"Everyone will tell you it is hard to let go of pain...and it is. Since we are children we have been told to embrace the best of our experiences & disregard the worst...But what happens when the most beautiful memories from our past end up doing the most damage to our future?"
That's the caption for the video by dancers Phillip Chbeeb and Renee Kester, set to Elliot Moss' "Slip." One glance, and you may think "oh, just another amateur dance video"—and then you press play. The completely mesmerizing take is haunting and beautiful and emotional and raw...totally worth the three minutes of your day. (Or, ahem, six...*presses replay*)
We could go on and on and on and on...but we think the video speaks for itself:
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