Posts by Benet-McManus

Benet McManus is the creator of Always Remembered; a website dedicated to helping families; telling the stories of their loved ones through QR codes which link to online memorials. Benet lives in Manchester, England and hopes it will stop raining one day. Follow him on Twitter here.

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Overcoming Tragedy: 3 Ways to Create Your Own Silver Lining

“In the midst of winter I discovered that there was in me an invincible summer.” ~Albert Camus

These words may ring true for anyone who has been through difficult times, then found themselves stronger as a person, or doing things they would have never thought possible.

In May 2011 my brother was kidnapped from his home while working in Nigeria. After a truly horrific ten months he was murdered during a rescue attempt. It was an experience that has left scars we expect never to fully heal.

What happened next genuinely surprised and moved me. I saw the ordinary people …