The warrior has "no strength left." She "fought too hard." Lying in her teenage bedroom-turned-hospital room, 19-year-old Aliyah struggles to keep her eyes open. "The disease takes up too much space," she murmurs. Even morphine doesn't give me any relief. And yet she had slapped him in the face for this disease. The 14-year-old didn't bat an eye when doctors diagnosed her with a malignant brain tumour in October 2018. Not a tear had been shed. Aliyah had decided to fight. And to win.
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At the time, she had received us in the family apartment in Saint-Michel-sur-Orge (Essonne). She wore a headscarf to hide her head, which was once covered with long black hair. She suffered from excruciating headaches, was exhausted, emaciated, but smiling. His main worry was that he would not be able to pass his certificate. A large mobilization of support was then formed around her, in her Nicolas-Boileau middle school but also on the networks through the Facebook page Le combat d'Aliyah.
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