I’m Obsessed With Terminally-Ill Celebs With Cancer

Ezinne Ukoha
9 min readFeb 2, 2019

When I was a twelve-year-old girl, I was introduced to the brutality of the C-word, and how it shows no mercy to those who fall under its ferocious spell when the mother of my childhood friend suddenly died from pancreatic cancer.

After that, there was a long period of early adulthood that spared me the fascination with a disease that both fascinated and horrified, but that…