In the prime of her life, Shell was the picture of good health. In fact, she later told reporters during an interview that throughout her whole life, she was the type of person who never got sick. Shell rarely considered the possibility of battling the common cold much less anything worse.Unfortunately, Shells good health had an unexpected and devastating side effect. The health that had blessed her for her entire life ultimately blinded her to dangerous warning signs of a pending crisis.
An Average Girl With a Not-so-Average Future
Michelle Rowe, or Shell, as she calls herself, was a typical 20-year-old girl. As a third-year film student, her life was average and she liked it that way. She worked as a bartender at The Chequers, a homey, local pub in her town just outside of London.
Her life, while certainly not perfect, was comfortable. Surrounded by friends and loved ones, Shell wasnt expecting any sort of change: Shed continue her studies, graduate, and pursue her dream career in film.