Metro Teen Empowers Peers through Sports Facility and Nonprofit 15-year old Claire Tietgen is taking her struggles with bullying and suicide, and trying to make a difference. May 12 was a new chapter in her journey as she opens the door on her newest project. “When I tried to take my own life I think […]
She beat back bullies at age 12, and now she’s a businesswoman at 15 BY SHAUN GOODWIN email@example.com Her favorite move is the arm bar. Any chance she gets, she’ll put her opponent in one — and from there, there’s no way out. Fifteen-year-old Claire Tietgen models the move off her favorite fighter, Ronda Rousey, […]
Report: More middle school children died by suicide than in car accidents in 2014 14-year-old Claire Tietgen turned being bullied and feeling suicidal around by talking about it with celebrities and professional athletes. It breaks my heart that they have to choose suicide over getting help.
Win for KC 2016 Children’s Mercy Youth Sports Girl Award goes to Claire Tietgen Win for KC honored Claire with the Children’s Mercy Youth Sports Girl Award at the annual sports awards celebration. Keynote speaker Jackie Joyner-Kersee, Olympic gold medalist, shared her story and left the crowd with this parting wisdom: “Win when you can […]
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