Hazel Grace Lancaster

Hazel Grace Lancaster, 16, is the novel’s narrator. She goes by Hazel, but Augustus (and sometimes his father) calls her Hazel Grace”. She is a thyroid cancer patient having been diagnosed when she was 13. She is an only child and fears what will happen to her parents’ relationship after she dies. She is on a “miracle” drug that will lengthen her life by an indeterminable amount of time. “