To Write Love On Her Arms Movie Trailer

Kat Dennings (2 Broke Girls) portrays Renee Yohe, a Florida teen who struggles with addiction and abuse. When friend Jamie Tworkowski (Chad Michael Murray) begins to share Yohe's story via MySpace and sells t-shirts to help fund her treatment, several high profile musicians take notice and soon a global movement begins. It leads to the founding of the TWLOHA non-profit organization to help people struggling with addiction, self-injury, depression, and thoughts of suicide.

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