Fear of Missing Out

 by Kate McGovern

Every teen has a fear of missing out on something–a party, a basketball game, a hangout after school.  But what about missing out on life?  When Astrid learns that her cancer has returned, she hears about a radical technology called cryopreservation that allows terminally ill patients to freeze themselves until a future time where there is a cure. She sets out with her supportive boyfriend Mohit, and her best friend, Chloe, to see if this is the path she really wants to take.  What will Astrid miss out on if she goes through with cryopresevation?  What will she miss out on is she doesn’t.

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