Nicole Pierson is the author of the memoir, Be Strong and Brave; How a child’s faith saved his life. The book was inspired by her son, Gavin, a pediatric brain tumor survivor who was given a dismal prognosis. Through his faith that God told him to be strong and brave, he pushed his parents and medical team to find new treatments. Nicole is a Mathematics teacher and holds a Master’s degree in Education as well as an Education Specialist degree in Brain-Based Teaching. She is a regular guest blogger for Caring Bridge and is involved in different campaigns that fund research for rare brain tumors. Nicole lives in Ramsey, MN with her husband Steve and three children.