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Terminally Ill Basketball Player Made Her Dream Come True & Managed To Play In College Game! Watch HERE!

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This warms our hearts!

Last week, we told you about college basketballer Lauren Hill, who has a terminal form of brain cancer and isn't expected to live past December, so the NCAA moved Mount St. Joseph's opening game up to last weekend.

And Lauren got to play! She had to teach herself to

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Brittany Maynard Has Sadly Ended Her Battle With Brain Cancer, Activist & Inspiration To Many Passes Away At Age 29

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What tragic news.

Brittany Maynard, a beautiful and courageous woman who suffered from terminal brain cancer, sadly ended her life Saturday at the young age of 29.

Despite Brittany's recent blog post that suggested she planned to postpone ending her life on November 1st, it appears the death with dignity advocate decided it was the right time to put an end to her suffering.

[ Related: Brittany Maynard Is Living Out Her Bucket List Ahead Of Her Choice To Die With Dignity ]

In her final blog post, Maynard, penned:

"Goodbye to all my dear friends and family that I love. Today is the day I have chosen to pass away with dignity in the face of my terminal illness, this terrible brain cancer that has taken so much from me but would have taken so much more. The world is a beautiful place, travel has been my greatest teacher, my close friends and folks are the greatest givers. I even have a ring of support around my bed as I type … Goodbye world. Spread good energy. Pay it forward!"

Wow. Maynard's ability to stay positive moments before her death is beyond moving. We have no doubt that her gorgeous life and activism will leave a profound mark on the world.

We send our condolences to Brittany's husband, Dan Diaz, her mother, Debbie Ziegler, and her stepfather, Gary Holmes.

[Image via Facebook.]

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Hugh Jackman Has Yet ANOTHER Skin Cancer Scare For The Third Time In A Year!

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Hugh Jackman has his third skin cancer scare in less than a year!

Hugh Jackman has taken down his fair share of villains and evil doers on the big screen over the years, but it seems like his real-life nemesis these days is the sun!

The Wolverine actor has had yet another skin cancer scare as sources close to him confirmed he recently received treatment for basal cell carcinoma.

Luckily, Hugh is reportedly

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Honey I Shrunk The Kids Star Marcia Strassman Tragically Dies Of Breast Cancer

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What sad news.

On Sunday, 66-year-old Marcia Strassman of Honey I Shrunk the Kids fame, tragically passed away from the breast cancer.

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Marcia, a long time actress in Hollywood, played the wife of a wacky scientist played by Rick Moranis (aka Wayne Szalinski) in Honey I Shrunk the Kids, Honey I Blew Up the Kids, and Honey I Shrunk the Audience.

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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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