Kristina Egan
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Kristina Egan is a 22 year old writer and English & Media student at Birmingham City University. After being diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma in 2012, she wrote 'Bad Bone Structure for Bald', a blog which chronicled her experience. It was subsequently featured as the Huffington Post UK's, "poignantly funny", Student Blog of the Week. She has a part time internship as a reader at the Darley Anderson Literary Agency in London.

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Three Things I've Learnt as an Ex-Cancer Patient

(0) Comments | Posted 11 July 2014 | (14:54)

The best pieces of advice vary for me. The ones that I hear most frequently and forcefully are the ones I give myself the morning after a gin night out. I can no longer ignore the correlation between those and my very best terrible decision making. These advices, however, are...

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The Controversy Surrounding the 'No Makeup Selfie' Gave It Depth - Without It, It Was Empty

(6) Comments | Posted 23 March 2014 | (23:00)

I already feel completely worn out from discussing this but I wanted to put something down with more reflexivity than just a Facebook comment. When I saw a couple of the "no makeup selfies" come up on my newsfeed, I felt irritated. For an entire day, they splashed across social...

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'You Don't Know You're Born' and Other Tales of the Hopeless Youth of Today

(0) Comments | Posted 11 January 2014 | (11:10)

We are in crisis. We are going to be less wealthy than our parents. We are all materialistic. We will not be able to buy a house. We are all lost and confused. We are too lazy to rebel. We are all wasting our time at university (save Oxbridge). We...

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Graduates: No Job? Give Yourselves a Break

(0) Comments | Posted 16 July 2013 | (13:57)

Around this time, thousands of recent graduates will be leaving the warm, cuddly security of the 'student' employment tag and will now be facing their worst fear, the fear of the unknown, or 'unemployment' as it is more commonly referred to. Having just finished my second year, I've already started...

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