Stephanie Mitsuko Matsuba
Actress | Documentary Filmmaker
“I’d never seen anyone look like me, experience what I was feeling.”
After missing her junior year of high school due to surgeries, Stephanie went through her first major depressive episode. In this piece, she discusses her upbringing, her struggle to make sense of her experience, and how she reached her current point. Stephanie also highlights the significance of her friend's support throughout her journey, which played a crucial role in normalising her feelings and keeping her motivated.