I learned that words,
More than weapons,
Could destroy bodies,
Could break hearts
More than fists or fury.
This is the story of Chris, what happened to him at age eleven and how that would change the rest of his life. A life-affirming and powerful coming of age verse novel that shines a light on chronic illness, who we are and how we live.
Familial adenomatous polyposis
fa mIljal aedI na matas p la pousIs
An inherited disorder characterised by the rapid growth of small, pre-cancerous polyps in the large intestines.