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“Stronger by Sharing Founder Takes on ‘Toughest 6K in the World’ Raising Awareness for Sharing Stories and Overcoming Life Circumstances”

What do cancer and a mountain climbing challenge have in common? - “Everything,” says ‘Stronger by Sharing’ founder Manon Rinsma, who will participate in the ‘world’s toughest 6K’ uphill during the ‘33rd Annual Tram Road Challenge’ in Palm Springs, California, on October 27, 2018 to raise awareness for her organization … Continue reading “Stronger by Sharing Founder Takes on ‘Toughest 6K in the World’ Raising Awareness for Sharing Stories and Overcoming Life Circumstances”

Stronger by Sharing: “5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Share Your Story”

Bursts of laughter, tears of joy, sobs of sadness, love, grief, anger, it is all part of our story we call ‘Life’. It is a journey, a quest to pursue happiness. There are ups and downs, highs and lows, for some more extreme than others, but either way there are … Continue reading Stronger by Sharing: “5 Reasons Why It’s Important to Share Your Story”

“Onco’Zine: ‘Stronger by Sharing’ Founder Wins Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for 2018 Memoir”

News Article written by Medical Journal Onco’zine – The International Oncology Network: Earlier this year, thirteen years after losing her mother to glioblastoma, Manon Rinsma-Leonard, MSc*, found the inner strength to share her personal, heartbreaking, experience with the world. “13 Diamonds – Life Before Death from a Child’s Perspective“, the … Continue reading “Onco’Zine: ‘Stronger by Sharing’ Founder Wins Pinnacle Book Achievement Award for 2018 Memoir”

“A Mother’s Perspective: The Brutal Reality of Losing a Son to Substance Abuse”

A few years ago, I met an amazing woman in rural Indiana. She immediately stole my heart, while we bonded over loss of loved ones and finding strength in the little things in life. It is incredible how these bonds continue to exist even though you have not seen each … Continue reading “A Mother’s Perspective: The Brutal Reality of Losing a Son to Substance Abuse”

“Manon Rinsma Live with Young Entertainment Magazine for Thursday Twitter Takeover”

On Thursday July 26, Young Entertainment Magazine handed over the password for a day, giving Manon Rinsma full control over their Twitter account! She discussed what inspired her to write 13 Diamonds - Life Before Death from a Child's Perspective, why she started STRONGER BY SHARING, and how her journey … Continue reading “Manon Rinsma Live with Young Entertainment Magazine for Thursday Twitter Takeover”