Pure beating heart Teva Harrison remembered for

first_img‘Pure beating heart’: Teva Harrison remembered for graphic memoir about cancer AddThis Sharing ButtonsShare to TwitterTwitterShare to FacebookFacebookShare to RedditRedditShare to 電子郵件Email by The Canadian Press Posted Apr 29, 2019 8:53 am PDTcenter_img TORONTO — Online tributes are pouring in for author and artist Teva Harrison.The Toronto-based writer touched readers with her poignant depictions of her journey with metastatic breast cancer in the acclaimed graphic memoir, “In-Between Days.”Her husband, David Leonard, tweeted that Harrison had died peacefully in her sleep over the weekend after suffering complications earlier this month.After being diagnosed with incurable cancer at age 37, Harrison penned and illustrated a series of essays about her struggles confronting the disease.“In-Between Days,” published by House of Anansi Press, was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Literary Award for non-fiction in 2016.On Sunday, Leonard tweeted that Harrison was a “pure beating heart” who found joy in other people’s kindness and the magic evident in everyday life.He urged her fans to hold their loved ones close, saying “the world needs it.”The Canadian Presslast_img

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