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Young Adult Cancer Story by Briallen Hopper

This essay was written on lareviewofbooks.org . This is not my property.

ON THE MONDAY when The Fault in Our Stars was the #1 movie in America, I spent the morning at Smilow Cancer Hospital at Yale-New Haven learning about the intricate physics of intersecting radiation beams and marveling at an animated scan of the inside of my friend Ash’s body: a Rorschach image of irregular black-and-white shapes that each emerged and grew and shrank and vanished as we moved down from her shoulders through her healthy heart, spotted lungs, scarred gastro-esophageal junction, stabilized liver, and newly enlarged lymph node.

"I'm soooo bored..."

This is definitely a classic line (for most of us) or definitely for me, along with similar lines like “there’s nothing to do” or even “why can’t i be back at university?” when we’ve all broken up from school/college/university. 1,205 more words



“Oblivion is inevitable” my guy, Augustus Waters said that in John Green’s The Fault In Our Stars.

But let’s face it, we all have that little part of us that wants to be remembered, we all want to leave a mark in this world, in history. 715 more words

'The Fault in Our Stars' Demands to Be Felt

I haven’t sobbed so much at a film since the first time I saw Titanic when I was an impressionable 12-year-old. When the credits of ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ rolled, I’d stopped trying to hide the fact that I was actually crying – not just welling up but full-on tears-streaming-down-my-face crying. 467 more words


The Fault in Our Stars

The Fault in Our Stars, also known as TFIOS to its huge fan base, has got to be one of John Green’s most popular and interesting young adult novels. 606 more words

Augustus Waters

The Fault in Our Stars- John Green

‘I lit up like a christmas tree Hazel Grace.’ The saddest line of the entire book, the entire film. This is the pivotal moment when one realises that things won’t turn out quite as happy as hoped. 472 more words