Surfer to Savior: Meet the Founder of To Write Love on Her Arms

November 25th, 2009 by Rolling Stone Leave a reply »

Jamie Tworkowski was a music-loving surf kid with a winning smile when he stumbled into the salvation business — he tried to help an addicted, suicidal teen, blogged about the experience and whipped up a batch of T-shirts featuring a phrase he’d penned (”To Write Love on Her Arms”). An old pal, Switchfoot singer Jon Foreman, wore one of the tees at a concert and before he knew it, Tworkowski was the leader of a teen-angst movement on MySpace, where his organization TWLOHA, has the largest audience of any nonprofit.

Read our full story from the current issue, plus watch video from our photo shoot, where TWLOHA devotees flocked to be near Tworkowski:

• Surfer to Savior


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