Katie Arneson is faking cancer. A university dance major, Katie's falsified diagnosis and counterfeit fundraising have transformed her into a campus celebrity surrounded by the supportive community she's always dreamed of: a close-knit group of friends, security in her academic pursuits, and a caring relationship with her girlfriend. Dependent upon a bursary for sick students to maintain her ruse, Katie learns the funding is in jeopardy unless she can provide copies of her medical records within the week.
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Hanging in Jennifer's bedroom is a poster advertising "Quilted Cotton Pads - 99¢." The style of the sign makes it clear that it's from an old Toronto discount store called Honest Ed's. See more
You think I chose this? People look at me and stare and avoid me. Nobody would choose this. We spend so much time together, how could I fake the tests and the chemo and everything?
The Cycle/The Spiral: Time to Go Down Slowly
Written by Matt Tong
, Lee Tesche
, John Mahan, Franklin James Fisher and Jos Wos
Performed by Algiers
Courtesy of Matador Records by arrangement with Beggars Group Media See more