#48 Anja Christoffersen
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Imagine living with a disability so rare no one has heard of it. Anja Christoffersen was born with VACTERL Association, an acronym that stands for vertebral, anal, cardiac, tracheal, oesophageal, renal and limb. It’s a collection of birth defects that have caused Anja to have over 35 surgeries and 150 hospital admissions in her life, including emergency surgery on her food and air pipes, bowel and bladder when she was only an infant. In this eye opening chat Anja explains what it’s like being a young woman with bowel incontinence, why she was determined to break into the exclusive world of modelling, plus she gives Angus an important lesson on the female anatomy, much to Dylan’s amusement. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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