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Courage And Courage : The Existence Of Courage

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Many go about their lives, traversing through strenuous situations, terrifying circumstances, and problematic times, all without the absence of courage. John Green’s The Fault in our Stars has characters who, similarly, negotiate life with courage. The novel is centered around Hazel Grace and Augustus Waters, two teenagers who bravely live life with stage IV Thyroid cancer and Osteosarcoma cancer, respectively. The teenagers endure many of the harsh realities of being a cancer patient while always keeping courage. Hazel and Augustus also suffer through countless critical and tragic times, but they always courageously overcome the crisis. John Green’s The Fault in Our Stars conveys that if courage is present in one’s life, then an individual is capable of living through nearly anything, and has the ability to accomplish the seemingly impossible. If courage is present in one’s life, then an individual is capable of living through nearly anything. During onerous times, most people become depressed, frustrated, and pessimistic, however, to be healthy, courage is essential. Hazel explicitly elucidates this claim when she states, “Mom told me I was going to go home, that I really was, that I would just have to get this drained every now and again and get back on the BiPAP, this nighttime machine that forces air in and out of my crap lungs. But I’d had a total body PET scan on the first night in the hospital, they told me, and the news was good: no tumor growth. No new tumors. My
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