20/20 did an interview with me a few months ago about the hoax - not sure whether they will use the interview or not. But watch anyway :)
If I look like a total dork, do not feel obligated to let me know. Watching yourself on TV is cringe-worthy stuff.
"In 2012 Taryn Harper Wright, a Chicago commodities trader, used her spare time and energy to expose the Warrior Eli story — a heart-breaking case involving a boy with cancer whose mother died in an accident, with detailed descriptions and numerous photographs and Facebook pages — as a hoax perpetrated by an Ohio woman."
Watch the full story on “20/20: Faking It” Friday at 10 p.m. ET