Actress with Cancer – level 1
Shannen Doherty is an American actress. She is very ill. She has breast cancer. Cancer is a serious disease. Many people with cancer die.
Doherty has cancer in 2015. She speaks about it. She shares a lot of information on Instagram.
Doherty fights with the disease. She becomes healthy again. She is very happy about it.
Last year, fire damages her house in California. Doherty pays for some things with her money. However, she says that an insurance company must also pay. There is a trial.
This week, Doherty speaks about her health problems on TV. The disease is back. Doherty decides to tell the truth. She is afraid that the media can tell wrong information about her health.
Difficult words: cancer (an illness when some parts in the body start to grow without control), disease (a very serious illness or sickness), insurance company (a company that pays money when there is an accident or damage), trial (a formal meeting when a judge and other people decide if someone does something bad).
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