Two lives in one world
Ray Pearson is a sleepy teen whose depressed lows once brought him to suicide attempts and whose manic hallucinations had him talking to doorknobs and laundry bags. Unlike other children diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Pearson isn’t given to unexpected outbursts. His shifts from depression to mania are as foreseeable as the Titanic — and just as unstoppable.
Video by: McKenna Ewen
Photography by: David Joles
© Star Tribune – Republished with Permission. This video appeared on StarTribune.com on December 19, 2011.