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Otto, 20, left, peruses a book while Charles Taylor, 20, plays guitar in the Group Room at Daniel's Place in Santa Monica. Otto, who did not want his last name used, and Taylor have been using the center to work through their mental illnesses. Artworks in the background were created by participants at Daniel's Place. Some of the works were part of a show called "Art Heals" at the Santa Monica Place shopping mall earlier this year.
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