Benjamin Rubenstein began writing his memoir, Twice How I Became a Cancer-Slaying Super Man Before I Turned 21, while attending college at the University of Virginia where he also began blogging on cancerslayerblog. Twice published in 2010 and a year later he began writing his next book for kids, Secrets of the Cancer-Slaying Super Man.
Benjamin also frequently contributes to The Huffington Post, speaks about cancer survivorship and teaches plain language classes. Benjamin lives and works in Washington, D.C.
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VideosTwice Official Book Trailer
Official book trailer for Twice: How I Became a Cancer-Slaying Super Man Before I Turned 21, a cancer memoir by Benjamin Rubenstein. Twice is about Rubenstein's humorous and psychological journey with bone cancer at 16, leukemia at 19, and growing into adulthood in the aftermath. He survived by creating the delusion that he is superhuman.
TWICE: How I Became a Cancer-Slaying Super Man Before I Turned 21
by Benjamin Rubenstein
At 16, when most juniors are worried about getting a car or getting a date, Benjamin Rubenstein got Cancer. Relying on the pop culture icon Superman as his role model, Rubenstein took on a harrowing struggle in order to beat cancer, twice. Like his offbeat and irreverent blog, I've Still Got Both My Nuts, Twice combines the author's unique blend of humor, honesty, and attitude.
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