How lupus changed Flannery O'Connor's writing and took her life…

Posted October 5, 2017 10:22 pm by Editor

How lupus changed Flannery O'Connor's writing and took her life…

Flannery O’Connor was just 25 years old, and already a promising writer, when she was diagnosed with systemic lupus erythematosus, the disease that killed her father. Told she had just five years to live, the young Catholic left New York’s vibrant literary scene and returned to her mother in Georgia. There she defied her physician’s prediction and lived for 14 more years…

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