Abby Furlowe has plans. titanic plans. She's scorching, she's renowned, she's a cheerleader and she is going to get away of her small Texas city and make it great. repute and fortune, adoration and accolades. it will all be hers.
But then she notices a few spots on her dermis. She writes them off as a rash, yet issues purely worsen. She's drained forever, her fingers and ft are numb and her face starts off to seem like day-old pizza. by the point her 17th birthday rolls round, she's attempted each cream and medicine the medical professionals have thrown at her, yet not anything works. while she falls doing a regimen cheerleading stunt and slips right into a coma, her secret ailment is going into overdrive and eventually will get clinically determined: Hansen's disorder, aka leprosy.
Abby is shipped to a facility to get better and take care of this new truth. Her many misdiagnoses suggest that a few everlasting harm has been performed, and all of her plans unexpectedly come tumbling down. If she cannot even put on excessive heels anymore, what's the element of residing? Cheerleading is out the window, and he or she would possibly not even make it to promenade. PROM!
But it truly is in this restoration that Abby has to profit to stay with anything much more tricky than Hansen's sickness. She's turning into conscious of who she rather used to be earlier than and what her habit used to be doing to others; now she's at the different part of the fence taking a look in, and he or she does not like what she sees. . .
Darkly comedian yet finally touching, Confessions of a Teenage Leper is an unsightly duckling story with a stunning twist.
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