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Unformatted text preview: It Happened To Nancy This book is a diary that goes through the last two years of a young teenage girls life, who got infected with the HIV virus after being date raped . The girl in the book is named Nancy and she is important enough to have her diary published because her life went from being a normal teenage girl with normal problems, to an abnormal girl with AIDS and abnormal problems. She agreed to have her diary published so that other people who think that AIDS and rape cant ever happen to them can have a different perspective. The times in which this diary takes place is from April 14, 1991 to April 12,1993. the book starts out when Nancy is getting ready to go to a Garth Brooks concert with her friends El and Red, Imagine me going to a concert! A Garth Brooks concert! (p.3), and ends two days before she dies, Nancy died in her sleep April 12th two days after her last entry (p.219). In Nancys diary the places that impacted her life were:- at her home in South Carolina with her mother, friends and boyfriend, in Phoenix, Arizona with her dad, and in Idaho with her Aunt Thelma. Nancy mostly loved to stay with her mother, but then had to leave for her mothers good. Her home in South Carolina is normal. Her mother was a real- estate agent, so they didnt see each other that much. Her friends, El, Red, they didnt see each other that much....
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