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At 16, when most juniors are worried about getting a car or getting a date, Benjamin Rubenstein instead got Cancer. Relying on the pop culture icon Superman as his role model, Rubenstein took on harrowing surgeries, transplants and chemical therapies in order to beat the cancer menace.
Praise for Rubenstein’s TWICE
An inspiring and fascinating personal account of a long and often painful journey. Rubenstein's belief in the superhuman ability to fight his cancer gave him the courage to face chemotherapy and its devastating side effects, bone biopsies, a second cancer (leukemia), a stem-cell transplant, more chemotherapy, infections, hemorrhagic cystitis, weight loss, and osteoporosis. Library Journal
Cancer is the toughest opponent many will ever face.… Twice: How I Became a Cancer Slaying Super Man Before I Turned 21 is an uplifting memoir with a grand dose of humor. He faced down testicular cancer and hopes his stories will help readers face down their own illnesses and problems with life. Twice is not your usual cancer memoir and is not to be missed. Midwest Book Review
When Benjamin Rubenstein was sixteen, his leg started hurting so badly that he could barely walk. Medical tests confirmed that he had cancer.… This book is not for the squeamish. But this is a real life kid who could easily be one of your classmates and he made it through real life nightmares. Off the Shelf, Prince William County Library, VA