Living Library – Book: Lauren

Living Library – Book: Lauren

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Seminar room 218, Level 2, Fisher Library - The University of Sydney Library

Eastern Avenue

Camperdown, NSW 2006


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Just like any normal library, books will be available to borrow, engage with and learn from. Except the Books, in this instance, will be real people with a unique personal experience or perspective that they will generously share with Readers.

Find out more about the Books in this Living Library.

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Book: Lauren

Title: Life with a disability and rare cancer

Summary: An illness affecting the brain combined with an amputation give rise to a whole new way of thinking and being. How would you adapt?

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I have lived with a disability for three years since I had viral encephalitis. Last year I was also diagnosed with a rare aggressive cancer and had part of my hand amputated.

I’m adapting to life with a different brain and a different body.