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Erin Bailey's life changes forever the day her mom is diagnosed with breast cancer. It's always just been Erin and Mom, so living without her is not an option. Life takes another turn when the cancer is linked to a rare genetic mutation, and Erin must grapple with the decision of whether or not to have her own DNA tested. Her only outlets are flying lessons, where looking to the horizon calms her deepest fears, and her new friend Ashley, a girl she met in an online support group. But when a flash decision has Erin flying away to find her new friend, she embarks on a journey from the depths of despair to new love and a better understanding of the true meaning of beauty. This thought-provoking story brings readers to the emotional brink and back again, as they experience Erin's fear, her frustration, and ultimately . . . her freedom.

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Grouped Work ID 17d4f91e-f1ec-5575-602d-2135e82beef6
Full title positively beautiful
Author mills wendy
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Last Update 2018-05-25 10:30:51AM
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display_description Sixteen-year-old Erin's life is fairly normal until she learns that her mother has breast cancer and she, too, may carry a mutated gene, so amid high school dramas including betrayal by her best friend, she must consider preemptive surgery to guarantee she will not be stricken.
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subject_facet Best friends -- Fiction, Breast -- Cancer -- Fiction, Cancer -- Fiction, Dating (Social customs) -- Fiction, Friendship -- Fiction, High schools -- Fiction, Mothers and daughters -- Fiction, Schools -- Fiction, Single-parent families -- Fiction
title_display Positively beautiful
title_full Positively Beautiful, Positively beautiful / Wendy Mills
title_short Positively beautiful
topic_facet Best friends, Breast, Cancer, Dating (Social customs), Friendship, High schools, Mothers and daughters, Romance, Schools, Single-parent families, Young Adult Fiction