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Accepting life's harsh realities with grace

The Fault in Our Stars handles serious illness with minimum melodrama, says GEOFFREY EU
Jun 20, 2014 6:00 AM

WHEN dying young is a major part of the plot and one or more of the protagonists is afflicted with an incurable disease, it's a foregone conclusion that tears will be shed - both by characters on screen and young females in the audience. Despite the constraints of the young-adult genre, however