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In this Aug. 23, 2012 photo, Kevin Earley, 33, stands next to the medicine cabinet which has an old photo taped to it, in the bathroom of his Vienna, Va., apartment that he shares with a roommate. "It reminds me to take my medicine every day and reminds me of where I have been and what I have been through," said Earley, who works full time as a peer counselor, helping others with severe mental illnesses.

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