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Sep 22, 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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I was raised in Georgia in the 60's and 70's and had much advice from both grandmothers. One was the epitome of Southern belles and the other was a Tennessee hillbilly.

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