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:
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.
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
If this story doesn't prove that people can do anything they set their mind to, we don't know what will.
Zach Zeiler, a young man from Ida, Michigan, was diagnosed with Hodgkin's Lymphoma at only 15!
After his treatments, his weight had dropped to only 100 pounds. He was stick thin and struggling.
While this story is beyond tragic, we applaud Brittany Maynard for her courage and strength.
The terminally ill 29-year-old was diagnosed with brain cancer back in April and she has since decided, along with her husband, to end her own life under Oregon's Death With Dignity Act. It will happen on Nov. 1st.
This is an emotional choice the whole world has heard, and she's now speaking directly to everyone listening.
We had no idea!
Barbara Walters broke some big news at the Breast Cancer Research Symposium and Awards luncheon in New York City on Thursday.
She talked about her personal battle with breast cancer!
Miz Walters got up on stage, and said: