Summary of the book
Hazel is 16 years old and has had cancer since she was 12, lung cancer to be more specific. She spends her days at home with her mom and reading as much as her mind lets her, until her mom convinces Hazel to go to a cancer support group. There she meets a 17 year old boy named Augustus Waters who has an amputated leg. Augustus shows interested in the oxygen tank carrying, lung tumor possessing, and socially awkward Hazel Grace Lanchester. As Hazel and Augustus start to get closer, Augustus starts pushing Hazel to re think how sickness, health, life and, death define each and every one of us. Hazel and Augustus bond over the love of one book called "An Imperial Affliction" by Peter Van Houten. When the two friends have the chance to fly to Amsterdam and meet their favorite author they jump at the chance. When Hazel and Augustus finally meet Peter Van Houten and start to ask him questions about the book that they have been dying to know, they soon realize that he is nothing that they imagined. He is a sarcastic, and vile old drunken man. They discover that they don't need the answers they came here for, but the fact that they are here together, and that is all that matters. Once Hazel and Augustus come to terms with their relationship, it quickly unravels when the doctors find that Augustus' cancer has returned. Hazel is forced accept that not all love stories end in happily ever after.
This is a short trailer of the book. I wanted to put it in because it shows a just some of the things Augustus and Hazel did when they were together. As well as how happy they made each other.