June 28, 2018
This loving mother wanted to “be there” for her little baby no matter what was going to happen. Wouldn’t you do the same thing as her?
Heather McManamy, a loving mother affected by cancer, wanted to stay in her daughter’s life and she was determined to do so filling out greeting cards for the 4-year-old’s future milestones.
Every event counts, no matter how little or big it will be: so her letters included random encouragements, support for bad days, wedding wishes, congratulations for the driver license, even a message for the first breakup.
McManamy had fought breast cancer since April 2013, but was in August 2014 when she had to face the terminal aspect of her disease and that had her thinking about her family members’ lives without her.
Loved ones, specially when facing challenges as brutal as terminal diseases, would do anything and everything to be there for their family and friends and it’s really painful to know that they’re going to be sad and the missed ones won’t be there to comfort them.
Knowing her life could be cut short, McManamy decided she’d leave a little something behind for her toddler, Brianna. In addition to the cards, McManamy created videos for Brianna to watch when she’s older.
She hoped her story motivates parents to leave something behind for their children after they’re gone and today there is an app that allows you do so.
A solution to this very human problem of mortality has been invented by an NYC startup with their fascinating, new social media platform called Highlanders, now available on both Google Play and in the Apple Store.
Highlanders lets you plan to share joy and love with your loved ones, fans, and followers long after you’re gone. It allows you to send your children happy birthday messages on their 60th birthdays; to congratulate your great-grandchildren on graduating from high school or college.
The magic happens through a function of the social media platform called “Wishes.”
Using the Wishes function, users can plan for messages to be delivered to their loved ones on significant dates after they are gone. Users create a social media presence that outlives them, acting on their behalf to deliver special messages to their fans and loved ones.
It would only take you a few minutes to compose that special message for your loved one, but the effects would stick with them forever.
Imagine a world where our favorite people have the ability to leave us little surprises once their time on this earth has passed.
And it’s already possible, thanks to Highlanders app that will undoubtedly revolutionize the way we think about the purpose of social media in our lives.