Desperate or Genius? Learn How This Young Woman Stuck It to Cancer

An Unexpected Coping Method

Rather than cave to her horrifying situation, Shell held forcefully to her innate creativity — her dream was to pursue a career in film, after all. Through that creativity, she stumbled upon an entirely unexpected coping method. 

Pasting cereal to one’s head certainly isn’t conventional, neither in the realm of film nor in the realm of traditional art — but who’s to say that art has ever been conventional? The beauty of this coping mechanism lies in its message of determined positivity even in the face of absolute misery.