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095: Winston Ben Clements: From Suffering Over 150 Bone Fractures by the Time he was 12 to On His Way to Inspire 1 Billion People

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Release Date: 08/24/2019

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Since he was 5 years old, Winston Ben Clements knew he was meant for something big, that he was going to make some kind of big impact. He admits growing up he often wondered how he’d do it. You see, Winston was born with a rare brittle bone condition. His bones were so fragile that suffered more than 150 fractures by the time he was 12. But that didn’t stop Winston. In fact, he has a goal to reach 1 billion people to inspire them to unleash their full potential.

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Since he was 5 years old, Winston Ben Clements said he knew he was meant for something big, that he was going to make some kind of big impact. Now he says he’s found his purpose through being a motivational speaker. But he admits growing up he often wondered how he’d do it. You see, Winston was born with a rare brittle bone condition where the smallest sudden jolt or move could break his bones. Even a simple sneeze could cause havoc. His bones were so fragile that suffered more than 150 fractures by the time he was 12.  But that didn’t stop Winston. In fact, he has a goal to reach 1 billion people to inspire them to unleash their full potential.

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