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Ben Platts-Mills works for Headway East London, a charity that supports survivors of brain injury. In 2013, he led on the development of the life-writing project Who Are You Now?, which publishes survivors’ stories (www.whoareyounow.org). He is the author of Tell Me the Planets: Stories of Brain Injury and What It Means to Survive (2018). He lives in Hackney, east London.