In Her Own Words: Suleika Jaouad’s Journey

“In these many months of sitting in bed I’ve discovered that I really love to write. But before I got sick, I never felt brave enough to put myself out there,” says 23-year-old Suleika Jaouad in this New York Times video, Life Interrupted: A Video Portrait of Young Adulthood. “So I started a blog and all the thoughts I’d been having for the past year and all of these experiences came flooding out.” Suleika Jaouad entered the hospital yesterday to begin a bone marrow transplant for acute myelogenous leukemia. Follow her blog on the New York Times Well blog posted each Thursday.

Meet Suleika in this short New York Times video: Life Interrupted.

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