This I Believe Rhode Island
4:52 pm
Tue July 5, 2011

Gospel Music

WRNI – When you were a teenager, did you ever feel as if the proverbial rug had been pulled out from underneath your entire world? Sadly, this happens in the lives of too many teens, and their heartfelt distress isn't always the stuff of adolescent hyperbole. That's certainly the case with this 13-year-old Fiona Yonkman, who found remarkable ways to cope with the intense challenges she encountered.

Fiona Yonkman recently completed the 7th grade at the Community Preparatory School in Providence. She lives with her sister and parents in Providence.

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