We're excited to announce a collaboration with ESPN commentator and espnW columnist Kate Fagan. Her book, "What Made Maddy Run: The Secret Struggles and Tragic Death of an All-American Athlete," releases on August 1. Over the years, Kate has been a vocal supporter of TWLOHA's mission to spread hope and help to those struggling by sporting our shirts and actively fighting the mental health stigma.
"And this would make me feel less alone, would be the gust that pushed me back to safety," is the line that inspired our collab shirt with Kate. She discusses the tension of making a big change, in her case quitting basketball in Ireland, and hoping the worries and concerns she was carrying would fade away. Athlete or not, we can all relate to this. We live in a world full of expectations and constantly want to give off the persona that we are okay. We are so thankful for Kate's voice, for her wanting to use her platform to highlight so many important aspects of Maddy's life, for sharing her own personal journey, and for standing with us as we let people know it's okay to ask for help.