The Girl Who Inspired ‘The Fault In Our Stars’ (by John Green) And A Network Of Friends. Esther Earl was diagnosed with cancer at the age of 12, and died in 2010 shortly after her 16th birthday. She was one of the youngest members of Catitude; an active member of the Harry Potter Alliance; had a network of friends through social media, blogging & YouTube videos. Her book - THIS STAR WON’T GO OUT by Esther Earl with Lori and Wayne Earl.
"Dying is Inevitable. Living is Not": Wayne Earl at TEDxYouth@SanDiego// Wayne Earl shares the wisdom of his daughter, Esther Earl, who lost her battle with cancer just before her 16th birthday. DFTBA.