Michala Banas ‘MY SECOND CHANCE AT LIFE'
Woman’s Day Magazine NZ|October 4, 2021
The Kiwi McLeod’s Daughters actress opens up about her battle with a rare disease

At the age of six, Michala Banas had no idea she was “weeks away” from death.

“I was born with a defect in my left kidney and it wasn’t discovered until I was six,” the Wellington-born star reveals to Woman’s Day. “So for six years, I was very unwell and they couldn’t work out why – they just kept thinking I was getting infections.

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