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How I Made it to Eighteen: A Mostly True Story,

Tracy White, 2010

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In this semi-autobiographical graphic novel, Tracy White details what it’s like to struggle emotionally as a teenager with drug addiction and bulimia. The story follows 17-year-old Stacey Black as she goes through a number of ordeals, including a stay at a mental hospital after she breaks a window. The story reveals Black’s slowly changing perspectives on herself and her world.

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