This is really sad to hear.
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Earlier this week, Boston Bombing survivor Rebekah DiMartino had us grinning ear to ear when she decided to write a surprisingly light-hearted and funny "breakup" letter to her soon-to-be-amputated leg!
Well, the loving mother and wife has finally gone under the knife, and the loss of her limb has not changed her upbeat attitude one bit!!
While amputating her leg may not have been an easy decision, Rebekah continues to look at the positive aspects of her new life after 18 months of pain and numerous procedures! In fact, now that she's recovering from her surgery, she says she feels GREAT:
Have you heard of stand-up comedian Tig Notaro?
She's one seriously funny woman who once did a stand-up comedy show the day she was diagnosed with breast cancer!
Tig is one of the bravest, strongest women we've ever heard of. She did something most people literally have nightmares about: went up on stage and forgot her underwear. On purpose!!
Tig performed topless at Town Hall in NYC just last Thursday.
It wasn't just brave, it was beyond that. It was a statement. Tig had a double mastectomy to treat her cancer and never had reconstructive surgery.
Wouldn't this be fun?!
And by BIG we mean going to The Hunger Games: Mockingjay—Part 1 premiere in Los Angeles, to meet and hang out with the cast!
Wow! This guy blows our minds!
Daredevil tightrope walker Nik Wallenda has already crossed the Grand Canyon and Niagara Falls, but this time he took his talents to the city!
On Sunday, Nik crossed from Chicago's Marina City's West Tower across the Chicago River to the Leo Burnett Building, while 588 feet in the air, in under 7 minutes. THEN he went from the West Tower to the East Tower while BLINDFOLDED in one minute and 20 seconds!
What can YOU do in one minute and 20 seconds?! LOLz!
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