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Nov 26, 2014
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PAIN & HOPE

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To Write Love on Her Arms is a nonprofit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery. As James Earl Jones explains in six words in this video, "Help is real, hope is real."

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Bring me back as a dancer.

My mother had a brief career as a Hollywood chorus line dancer. (coincidentally, my brother just scanned the accompanying photo and sent it to me. My mom is on the far right) We have photos of her in Indian headdresses and hula skirts and seriously sequined outfits, skimpy for the time. In each photo, she is lined up with ten...
 

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