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Thank you Mom! Honoring West Michigan women and all that they do

#WorkingMomWednesday lets us put a spotlight on some of the special women in our community.

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. — Thank you, Mom!

When's the last time you did something special for your mother, wife or any other woman in your life? 

Well, each Wednesday the 13 ON YOUR SIDE Morning crew wants to help you say "thank you" by highlighting the hardworking woman in your life. We're calling it #WorkingMomWednesday.

Nominate your mom, friend, or coworker by sharing a picture and their story to our Facebook, Twitter or with #WorkingMomWednesday and #UpWith13.

We want to highlight special women in the community. Post a photo and tell us why your hardworking mother is so awesome -- that way we can feature it on 13 ON YOUR SIDE Mornings this Wednesday! ❤️

Week 3: Melissa and Samantha

This week we're celebrating Melissa! She was nominated by her husband -- Melissa is a mother of two and not only works hard but always makes time for extracurricular activities.

Meet Samantha! She was nominated by her son who says she's the hardest working woman he knows and she's always so happy. Thank you for all that you do Samantha!

Week 2: Deb and Courtney

Starting this week, meet Courtney. The single mother of two girls was nominated by a high school friend who says she incredibly loving and hardworking.

Meet Deb! She was nominated by her daughter who says she's a cheerleader for her children and grandchildren and best friend. Deb is incredibly strong and awesome!

Week 1 Moms: Vanessa and Kristen

Meet Vanessa! She is a single mother who not only provides for her kids but is her grandfather's caretaker and a full-time student. She's a real hustler.

Also meet Kristen, affectionately known as Ghirken. She's a mother of five and works full-time for USPS and is a photographer on the side. She cares for her mother every day and in the midst of her busy life, finds the time for fitness. Way to go Ghirken!

Be sure to tune in to 13 ON YOUR SIDE at 6 a.m. every Wednesday to see if your nominee made it on the show.


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