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Our voices need to be heard

Ever since I could remember, I have had to endure random and unexplainable injuries, body discomfort, and health complications, often what doctors brushed off as “growing pains” my entire life. It started with virtually harmless occurrences, like being able to do weird “party tricks” for my family with my double-jointed ligaments or always being in
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Valdimar and the two tallest men in Iceland

Diagnosis was my turning point

My story began with disappointments. I was playing soccer, qualifying for the Icelandic national team try-outs, and having to cancel due to injuries. I was injured most of my athletic career, I pushed through but I was in continuous pain. The mental aspect of being injured was, in my case, far worse than the physical
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