Meet Vereen. Single mother of four children, and now stepmother of five children, Vereen has had to overcome many challenges in her lifetime. She’s had over 40 years of struggle, with two physically, mentally and emotionally draining marriages that tested her resilience. Through her faith and sheer resilience, she continued to be a beacon to her children, and continues to inspire. In 2013 Vereenpublished her first book, ‘Big Girls Don’t Cry’, and is also the co-owner of Active Ministries, an anger-management workshop program. Paired with the busy life of being a grandmother, and volunteering in her local community, Vereen’s story of overcoming and her generous spirit is a blessing to so many. She is a Strong Woman.