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Local author discusses surviving medical trauma

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By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter After suffering a massive stroke as a result of a ruptured brain aneurysm, Astrid Hendren laid in bed, listening to her doctor describe the malformation at the tip of her brain stem. The doctor told the 32-year-old patient: “We’ll try to fix it, but if I can’t get to...
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Unique program mixes charity and education

By Laura Drinan Hometown Weekly Reporter Fundraising for health-related charities and foundations can be hugely rewarding, but the time and effort spent organizing it can be quite taxing. In school, fundraising can sometimes take the focus off of learning, too, which frustrates teachers and administration. Luckily, Astrid Hendren has come up with an idea to combine fundraising...
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Astrid Hendren of Medfield writes book on handling trauma

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By Josh Perry Hometown Weekly Staff

When she was 32 years old, Astrid Hendren suffered a massive stroke when a brain aneurysm burst. Living with her two young children but with her family miles away in her natïve Netherlands and without close friends to lean on, Hendren turned to writing...

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