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Front Porch Coffee shines light
on depression, mental illness

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From the June 20, 2018 issue of The Journal
By Richard Harris
   There is always hope and there is always help. Those were two of the main themes of the "Your Story Matters" benefit for TWLOHA held last Saturday at the Front Porch Coffee Club in downtown Buena Vista.
   The event lasted all day and featured a variety of local entertainers, as well as speakers who talked about depression and mental illness.
   Front Porch owner Sunni McAllister, who has been very open with struggles she has personally had with depression, wanted to hold the event to raise awareness, give people hope, and raise money for TWLOHA (To Write Love On Her Arms), which is a non-profit organization that aims to present hope for people struggling with addiction, depression, self-injury, and thoughts of suicide, while also ... The rest of the story.