15 February 2018

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Millennial Shares Truth About Cancer in Painfully Honest Memoir: "13 Diamonds - Life Before Death from a Child's Perspective"

An Uncensored Narrative about Losing a Parent to Brain Cancer

13 Diamonds - Life Before Death from a Child's Perspective
13 Diamonds - Life Before Death from a Child's Perspective
Thirteen years after losing her mother to brain cancer, author Manon Rinsma finally found strength to share her uncensored voice in a memoir. Under the slogan: "If you do feel lonely – let us be alone together," she initiates honest conversations about heartbreaking moments in life.
Manon Rinsma, a well-traveled, adventurous millennial with a lot of invisible baggage, refused to become a victim of her circumstances. By helping people understand the experience of losing a parent from a 12-year-old's perspective, she hopes to give insight and support to prevent others from missing out on valuable time.
13 Diamonds – Life Before Death from A Child's Perspective is a story about family. It is about hope and all the beauty life has to offer, until the unimaginable strikes and a brain tumor the size of a tennis ball made itself at home, intruding in the happy lives of a loving family. 13 Diamonds portrays the feelings and views of a young girl who witnessed her mother, the brightest, most beautiful woman she knew, slowly die – taken by this horrific form of cancer. It is about strength, life, death, beauty, grief, and most importantly, it is a story about love.
➤ 13 Diamonds – Life Before Death from a Child's Perspective is now available at Amazon.com

About Manon Rinsma
Manon Rinsma - Author
Manon Rinsma - Author
Manon Rinsma, MSc – is a Dutch millennial, world traveler and writer. She graduated her BA in Communications with honors in the Netherlands, and finished her Master of Science in Media Psychology by the age of 23.

She worked with prominent international events, world-class commercial brands, a broad range of entertainment companies, and several governmental institutions. Manon traveled to 51 countries and has a true passion for connecting with people by sharing stories.

Don’t be a victim of you circumstances, seize the day!
If you do feel lonely – let us be alone together.”