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“I fight for the ones I love” – A Daughter’s Perspective

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When she was growing up, Rhiannon’s father played guitar in a band. Now, Rhiannon uses music as a way to remember her dad. “It gives me a little window to remember him the way he was before he got sick, to remind me of the things he loved to do.”

Recently, a close friend and mentor also passed away. She was diagnosed at 45. Rhiannon has since gotten tattoos as a way to remember her father and other family members who have passed – so she can carry her loved ones with her wherever she goes.

“My father was diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer at age 45. He passed away at 48 after a hard and scary battle,” says Rhiannon.

She’s contributed her stories and music to the OMS collection to highlight her reasons to join the fight against colon cancer. “As a loved one, I want to make a difference and spread awareness.” She hopes that “someday we don't have to lose the people we love to colon cancer.”

Click here to hear more of Rhiannon’s story and music as part of the One Million Strong Collection.