The Girl Whose Cancer Battle Inspired ‘The Fault In Our Stars’

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Next term we will start our study of ‘The Fault in Our Stars’ and you may be interested in this post on BuzzFeed. Esther Earl, a teenager whose battle with thyroid cancer was one of John Green’s inspirations for the novel wrote herself a letter when she was fourteen. The letter was sent through futureme.org to arrive three years into the future. Esther would have been 17. The letter arrived a year after her death.

 

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