Rare Diseases - @nadinesperance

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“Hi guys, I'm Nadine and I am wearing the zebra necklace for rare diseases. I have Friedreich's Ataxia which is a neurological disorder that makes me unable to walk normally. I am 24 now, but I've had symptoms for 7 years. Friedreich's Ataxia is progressive which means I will most likely have to start using a wheelchair at some point in time. I study medicine and want to become a neurologist. Many people wonder if being a doctor is even possible with a severe ataxia like mine. I don't have a role model to prove it, but I think basically anything is possible. I'll be a doctor and if you'd like to see how it's working out, take a look at my insta.” @nadinesperance

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