By the time Melinda was 20, she was already married with a six-month-old baby. Two weeks before their first anniversary, her husband was killed in a car accident, leaving her to raise their baby on her own. Though coping with his death was incredibly difficult, she knew she had to be present for her son, provide for him, and try to serve both parental roles. Twenty years and several hardships later, she views things with a surprising perspective.
Tune in to be inspired by her strength as she shares her story on this episode of Suddenly Stronger.
Guest: Melinda H.
Intro/ Outro: Stronger by Les Thomas (Check him out on YouTube and Instagram!)
01:02The Persistent Suitor
02:25The Wedding and a Baby!
02:45The Surprise Party
03:25The Car Accident
07:45The Doctor’s Confirmation
08:20The Horrible Nurse
11:11The Single Motherhood Journey
14:23The Supportive Women in Her Life
17:15The Helicopter Mom
20:25The Reunion with Parents
25:20The Insightful Moment
31:07The Hardships of a Child
34:15The Difficult In-Laws
37:28The Second Marriage
39:34The Birth of Her Mini-Me version
43:27The Nursing School Experience
56:20The Present Supportive Husband
57:00The Loss of Her Mom
58:40The Death of a Father
1:08:32The Lesson of a Single Mom
1:10:05The Adjustments into a Normal Marriage
1:12:40The Step Children (Moving onto a New Family!)
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