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Hope Through Hardships

Single mother Melanie Jacobson does everything she can to provide the best life for her daughter, Taya. “I do have a lot of help from family and friends, and I’m grateful for that. Without them I wouldn’t be making it. I’d be pulling my hair out,” the young mom admits. “It’s very trying at times, […]

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Video: Hope Through Hardships

Melanie Jacobson┬álost her husband to cancer in 2012. Since then she has moved forward with hope, raising their daughter, Taya, on her own. This brave mom’s full story will be coming soon to Sharing Shine.

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Cooking for the Joy of It

Joy Bouck is a firm believer in creating things that make you and others happy. “If you’re not doing something that you love, you shouldn’t be doing it. You should find something that you love and that makes you happy,” she firmly stated. Joy’s love happens to be cooking. Whether she is helping with the […]

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Video: Saint Nick’s Helpers at Santa’s Red Letter

Crystal Stapley is one of Santa’s helpers. Years ago, her oldest son asked why Santa never replied to his letters. This inspired Crystal and her husband to start Santa’s Red Letter, a way for parents to choose customized letters for their children, sent straight from the North Pole. Crystal told us of the magic behind […]

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Healing After Breast Cancer

It’s been over ten years since Patricia Bowles was diagnosed with breast cancer. Patricia, who is also the Director of Nursing at Franklin County Medical Center, said that you rarely hear the word “cured” with cancer patients but you do hear the word “healed”. This is her personal story of healing. In the spring of […]

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Letter from the Editor: What’s the Share Chair?

Dear Readers, I can’t even put into words how incredible the past couple months have been since we launched Sharing Shine. It’s a lot of work and all my expectations aren’t reached yet. However, your support and encouragement is what keeps us going. We are inspired by so many of you who are cheering us […]

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Video: Expressing Herself One Chord at a Time

If you aren’t a fan of Keiyana Osmond yet, you will be after watching our sneak-peek video. Twenty-year-old Keiyana is a rising musician with a happy and spunky personality. She’s had great success with her original song, “Dancin’ on a Wire” and is currently working on new music. To find out more about this young […]

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