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Friday, 29 April, 2022

Ola Shahin

Ola is a Palestinian-Kiwi engineer and a community football coach at Manukau United Football Club. In sharing her inspiring journey, she speaks candidly about her experiences with depression and anxiety, bringing honesty, transparency and grit to the conversation around identity and of being a New Zealander. She and Elina discuss the complex nature of belonging, as well as football and cake... Trigger warning: this story deals with topics of self-harm and suicide.

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