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Before I Die by Jenny Downham
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I simultaneoulsy love and hate books that make me cry... As others have said, even though you know from the beginning that Tessa will not survive, it still hits you like a sack of bricks. I think the most memorable and sad part was her "Instructions to Dad." I can only hope that when my time comes to leave this world, I am as emotionally calm & collected as Tessa - even though she is scared, she still handles it with grace (and a little deviant humor). A great story about the power of relationships and love; it reminds us to always "live like you're dying" (to quote Tim McGraw).
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03/15/2011 page 294
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