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This College Basketball Player Isn't Letting Her Brain Tumor Keep Her From Living In The Moment And Playing The Game She Loves

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Lauren Hill is making sure she lives every moment like it's her last.

At just 19 years old, Lauren Hill knows all too well that time is precious, and she's making the most of every single second she has left.

It was about a year when the Mount St. Joseph University freshman was feeling a bit off after basketball practice and decided to go see the doctor. That's when they discovered a cancerous tumor in her brain and estimated she only had about 12 months left to live.

However, Lauren has not only managed to stay optimistic throughout the experience, she's also viewing it as an opportunity to teach others to make the most out of every moment we have, because tomorrow is never guaranteed:

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Brittany Maynard Is Living Out Her Bucket List Ahead Of Her Choice To Die With Dignity

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We've been following the very intricate story of Brittany Maynard, the woman who's choosing to die with dignity instead of succumbing to her cancer.

It seems as though she's still trying to make the most of her last days and is crossing off some pretty cool things off her bucket list.

The 29-year-old and her family just went to the Grand Canyon, and that's not even the most extreme trip she's made since her brain cancer diagnosis.

[ Related: More About Brittany Maynard's Decision To Die With Dignity ]

In addition to traveling down to Arizona, Brittany also went glacier kayaking and boating on the Pacific Ocean in Alaska.

And while she may be having fun going on adventures, she's unfortunately feeling sicker than ever.

Brittany spoke to People about her trip, saying:

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Brittany Maynard May Have Published Her Last Words Before She Chooses To Die With Dignity — Find Out Why She Wants To Leave YOU In Charge

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Though Brittany Maynard's life may draw to a close on November first, it's clear her legacy will live on in the work she has done for the Death with Dignity movement.

On Wednesday, 29-year-old Brittany published what sounds like will be her last post on the Brittany Maynard Fund website. Though she doesn't explicitly express that this will be her last writing before November 1st, the emotional tone of the piece suggests this may be the final time we hear from this courageous woman.

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Boy With Rare Form Of Cancer Will Get To See His Favorite Baseball Team Play In The World Series! Get Inspired!

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We absolutely love inspirational kids like Noah Wilson!

Noah, a six-year-old boy who was sadly diagnosed with a rare form of cancer, is a HUGE fan of the Kansas City Royals baseball team. The precious little boy is SUCH a big fan of the Royals that he often pretends to be a sports commentator while recuperating from chemotherapy.

To this day, despite 12 rounds of chemotherapy and 28 rounds of radiation, it's ongoing — and holy crap nobody should ever have to go through that.

But Noah is STRONG.

Noah's neighbor, Ryan Zimmerman, was so taken with his love for the Royals that he raised 10,000 DOLLARS so the little boy could

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Kate Hudson & Goldie Hawn Implement Pink Streaks To Their Hair For Breast Cancer Awareness Month!

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Ah-mazing!

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and this mother-daughter duo decided to add some pink to their style for a real good cause!

Kate Hudson and Goldie Hawn recently showed off their matching pink streaks in their blonde hair, and they both looked gorgeous!!!

Here's what Kate wrote on her Instagram

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Ellen DeGeneres Gets Generous & Donates $10,000 To Help Cincinnati Bengals' Devon Still's 4-Year-Old Daughter Beat Cancer!

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She's just amazing!

We previously told you the story of Devon Still, who the Cincinnati Bengals brought back onto their team so that his 4-year-old daughter Leah could get treatment for her Neuroblastoma stage 4 cancer.

Doctors gave the little girl a 50% chance at beating this disease, and Ellen DeGeneres wanted to do her part to help.

[ Related: Patriots Cheerleaders Reduce Bengals' Devon Still To Tears On Field — Check Out Their Moving Tribute To His Daughter Leah Here! ]

The talk show host reached out to Devon and donated a whopping $10,000 to the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, which is where Leah is fighting for her life.

And Ellen did even more!

Ch-ch-check out the video (below) to see how Miz DeGeneres went the extra mile!

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American Idol Alum Joanne Borgella Passes Away At The Age Of 32

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This is tragic!

America Idol alum Joanne Borgella has passed away at the extremely young age of 32 this past Saturday on October 18th.

Joanne died after a lengthy fight with a rare case of endometrial cancer - something she was diagnosed with only a year ago.

The news was announced by Joanne's family through the artist's Facebook page.

Here's what they wrote

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