you got to hand it to her.......
Amazing how this tiny imprint of a stillborn baby’s hand has travelled the world.
30 countries now and increasing.
1500+ likes 300 T shirts. 650 people have seen 17 bands play under Molly’s handprint.
The image has appeared on posters, fliers, pint glasses, mugs, backpacks and baby grows, On our backdrop and on album covers, poems have been written about her. Songs have been recorded. Promo videos have her handprint at the beginning. Molly’s hand print has been photographed on all the different continents on earth. Her hand print has fronted gigs by major bands. Molly has been on tour, on holiday in Africa, she’s been on the summits of the highest mountains on earth. She’s been on the beach, on safari, on cruises and completed emergency shifts, she’s been to Glastonbury, Nepal. Thailand, New Zealand, The States, Canada, Australia and even Norfolk.
Molly’s handprint has ran in races, is on Coffee Mugs and Business Cards. She’s been mentioned on air on Radio Stations, on Pod Casts, On line Magazines and printed word. Her name has been mentioned in newspapers and magazines. Yet she never breathed or cried or opened her eyes, she never spoke a word or reached out to touch another human being.
Yet her name lives on and through the medium of Heavy Metal Music she impacts on peoples lives. She brings people together and creates awareness and funds charities and projects up and down the country.
All this is amazing and Molly’s story can be read here in Mollys story
All this has happened and its wonderful but id have changed it in a heartbeat if she could have lived .
So when you see this image again remember its all we have of her. That tiny ink mark. That smallest of impressions.
That rustle of history’s wings.
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