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Nadine Boesten

Student, Maastricht University in Maastricht

When Life Gives You Lemons

PRESENTED ON APR 09, 2015
IN MAASTRICHT @ VOL 26

Nadine Boesten tells the inspiring story about how epileptic seizures caused by stress influenced her life in both a negative and positive manner. This is her journey of how to turn despair into hope; 'how to turn lemons into lemonade.' 

"Presentation of the Day" on May 5, 2015.

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