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The Perks of Being a Wallflower

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Where to Watch: Youtube, Google Play Movies, Amazon Prime Video, Apple TV. No one can understand PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) as well as a trauma survivor. This beautiful coming-of-age movie follows the life of socially awkward teenager Charlie who is always watching life from the sidelines—a wallflower who never participates. When two outgoing and free-spirited siblings from his school friend and mentor him, Charlie begins to discover the pains and joys of friendship, music, literature, love, life and more, while being encouraged to pursue his passion for writing. However, when his newfound friends and confidantes have to leave for college, Charlie’s inner anxiety and PTSD from his childhood trauma begins to bubble to the surface again. The film brilliantly captures a teenager’s mental health hurdles and chronicles his road to recovery