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Princess Katarina and Her Nine Lives


Princess Katarina recalls the depressing
part of her life.

You think cats have only nine lives? Think again. The Daily Mail writes about Princess Katarina of Yugoslavia’s close-to-death experience that she says has dramatically changed her life forever. A survivor, indeed, Katarina sliced her wrist using a broken cup, severing her artery and losing so much blood quickly. This happened after a devastating divorce last year. Her life was saved by art dealer Detmar Blow, who stemmed the blood loss while she was rushed to hospital. The princess eventually recovered and moved on, saying: “Every time I look at my horrible scar I realise all the good things in my life I have got — like my daughter, Victoria — and not the things that I haven’t got.”

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