Laura Hillenbrand: Bestselling author, defier of chronic illness

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The Unbreakable Laura Hillenbrand

RackedĀ for years by a mysterious illness, the author of “Seabiscuit” and “Unbroken” has defied the odds to write indelible works of history.

Laura Hillenbrand suffers from chronic fatigue syndrome, which has largely confined her to her house for 25 years. Despite this, she’s written two of the biggest best-sellers in modern history. Badass.

  • BB-Mystic

    I haven’t read “Unbroken,” but “Seabiscuit” is one of my favorite books of all time. Just great.