Angela Ortiz beat cancer while juggling a full load of advanced placement and college courses at Miami-Dade's School for Advanced Studies, earning straight A's. Early on, she learned it was easier to deal with her diagnosis if she and those around her could just keep laughing. So she wrote a guide to adolescent cancer for kids like her, full of serious tips delivered with wit. Patrick Farrell/Miami Herald Staff pfarrell@miamiherald.com
Angela Ortiz beat cancer while juggling a full load of advanced placement and college courses at Miami-Dade's School for Advanced Studies, earning straight A's. Early on, she learned it was easier to deal with her diagnosis if she and those around her could just keep laughing. So she wrote a guide to adolescent cancer for kids like her, full of serious tips delivered with wit. Patrick Farrell/Miami Herald Staff pfarrell@miamiherald.com

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