Margot has experienced throughout her life that having diabetes can make things more complicated and definitely when people don't understand diabetes. By example at her teachers having to explain what diabetes is because they didn't realize how it could affect her behavior in class or just to parents of other children. Starting from a young age she took the lead herself, without the help of her parents, and explained to parents of her friends what to do in case of emergency. As a child it was sometimes confronting how people reacted upon her explanation. Some ran away out of fear but others took it with a smile and thanked her for the advice.
Teachers were sometimes more difficult to reach. Luckily more Margot had teachers who helped her out as a princess but others were, slightly expressed, rude. Some of them didn't help her out when necessary or told her in class that it was nothing else but an excuse to grab some food. As a child it wasn't always easy but diabetes learned her at least one lesson: "The more people break you, the stronger you become".
To solve the problem of ignorance she just wanted to ensure that there is enough education available. This way she designed Marjore.
Even upon the decision to make a game, as a 15 year old, were people reacting. Some said that it was impossible to go in the business at that age and produce something.
But as said before this only made her stronger.
Throughout the year she ran a competition from Lions International, the Lions Young Ambassador Award and finally won the competition. This made the power to pursue her dream only stronger so she continued and turned back at those people who told that she was too young and showed them what she had accomplished that year. People were denying her success but she didn't care.
Throughout the years she has had more than one negative reaction but most of all amazing words from people who supported her. Those people gave her the supported she needed to cross her limits.
It has not only been a story of highs there were definitely also lows. With the right help she learned how to turn those into something else which was better.
Day by day she realizes more that there will always be people around who are negative and want to break her down but the moment, she believes, you give up you'll only show them that they right so there was and never will be a reason to give up.
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