1 Litre of Tears (1リットルの涙, Ichi Rittoru no Namida) ,
True story of a Japanese girl named Kito Aya, who suffered from spinocerebellar ataxia. She kept writing in her diary to remember her experiences until she could no longer hold a pen. Aya simply wished to live until the end of her life, and the purpose of writing in the diary was to remind herself to not give up. She shed tears many times, at the same time encompassed by the rich love and support from her family, friends, and boyfriend. Her diary 1 Litre of Tears was published after her death, because of its inspiring and courageous message of, Just being alive is such a lovely and wonderful thing. So far, over 18,000,000 copies of her diary have been sold.
* A very touching story/ Japan drama that will shed you 1 litre of tears.
Here's a fanart for Kito Aiya....
Just being alive is such a lovely and wonderful thing.