Hotellmagnaten Petter Stordalen brought to tears when he in the Swedish podcast “Framgångspoden”, spoke out about the time after his wife Gunhild (37) was diagnosed with systemic scleroderma.
I know that she will succeed and become healthy. I only thinks that she is going to get through it. It is not a different outcome for me, ” he says candidly.
this Disease makes the skin to become thick and stiff, and movement is limited.
Listen to excerpts from the podcast in the video at the top of the case.
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ILL: Gunhild Stordalen is right in the middle of a tough behandlingsrunde for systemic scleroderma. Photo: NTB scanpix / Maja Suslin
– long life
After the first stamcelletransplantasjonen in 2015 was Gunhild Stordalen better, but then she got a relapse. The doctors who treated her told that the 37-year-old was the first in the world who had received the treatment twice.
must be the first, she said to me. Now only she needs to be fresh, ” he says in “Framgångspoden”.
In the most severe cases, life expectancy only a couple of years for those who were affected, but he is convinced that his wife is going to be fresh.
– She is going to live long. So simple, he says.
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SUPPORT: Petter Stordalen supports his wife Gunhild through the difficult time. Photo: NTB scanpix / Lise Åserud
– Going through the
In the podcast, ” says Stordalen that he has realized that there is a thin wall that separates life and death.
– She is the one who is going to fight the disease and be healthy. In my head, it has only been about one thing: She has to go through it, ” he says.
Gunhild Stordalen has previously stated that she is no longer afraid to die.
– I is, perhaps, no longer afraid to die, but I’ve never had more desire to live, she said in the Swedish radio program “Summer in P1″.
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