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i read this book when i was much younger (im thinking my early teens). i had tears streaming down my face while reading the life of this girl. i would recommend it, especially to a teen/young adult. it makes you really appreciate your life when you are usually rebelling against everything/one at that age.
I read this book many, many years ago and just unearthed it while going through boxes of old books. I felt like it warranted another read. What a uplifting, heart-breaking, bittersweet story. Even considering the book was written by a teenager (16-21), it was better written than many books written by adults. There is a slight naiveté to her writing that is charming. After reading her words, I feel blessed that my family and I are healthy. I can't imagine being locked in that world of sickness or ...more
I think that this is a very good book. It tells about Robyn's struggles growing up and how different she was compared to everybody else. It was also telling about how a lot of her friends were passing away and yet she was still alive. To me this was a very good read and it was kind of emotional for me, because I have a few cousins that have cystic fibrosis. I would recommend reading this book if you don't mind shedding a few tears.
Robyn Charles Miller (born August 6, 1966, in Dallas, Texas) co-founded Cyan Worlds (originally Cyan) with brother Rand Miller. After releasing a number of children's adventure "worlds," the brothers finally hit on a success with the computer game Myst, which remained the number one-selling game for the remainder of the 1990s. The brothers also acted out parts in the game, with Robyn as Sirrus and ...moreMore about Robyn Miller...