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Decent Odds

29 Sep

Cancer isn’t funny.

Anyone who’s been touched by the disease knows this.

And yet, sometimes the only thing you can do to cope is laugh. That’s the crux of the new movie 50/50, the story of Adam (Joseph Gordon-Levitt), who at 27 learns he has cancer.

The film was written by Will Reiser, and is loosely based on his own experience — both with the disease and with his best friend Seth, who had a hard time dealing with it too. Continue reading