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Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, & Gwyneth Paltrow Visited A Teenager Diagnosed With Leukemia To Help Make His Superhero Dreams Come True!

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Talk about SUPER!

Though Gwyneth Paltrow doesn't exactly play a superhero in the Marvel movies, on Monday she proved she's just as much of a hero as her costars by getting Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. to visit a young man who's been diagnosed with leukemia!

A while back, the blonde beauty took notice of a young fan, Ryan Wilcox, who has leukemia and took to social media to tell his story and express his interest in meeting his actor heroes!

Related: Jeff Goldblum OFFICIALLY Joins Thor: Ragnarok!

After reading the 18-year-old's tale, Gwyneth was able to call up both Chris AND Robert and got them to visit Ryan in San Diego with her yesterday for a meet-and-greet and some pics!

Paltrow started off the journey by taking to Instagram and sharing a pic of Evans and RDJ on the tarmac saying:

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Celine Dion Opens Up About The Night Her Husband Died — Says 'René Wanted To Die In My Arms'

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This is just so heart-wrenching.

On Tuesday, it was revealed that Celine Dion's late husband René Angélil died after falling out of his bed. So sad!

In a recent interview with Paris Match magazine, Miz Dion opened up about René's heartbreaking last moments. As you surely know, the hitmaker lost her longtime love to cancer back in January after years of battling the disease.

Related: Celine Tearfully Accepts The ICON Award At The BBMAs

Apparently, the music producer's body was discovered by a "distraught" nurse. To make matters worse, the 48-year-old added that it was her man's dying wish to pass away in her arms, but she was performing the night of his death and had decided not to wake him up.

Miz Dion shared:

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Florence And The Machine Holds Private Concert For Fan In Hospice Care — Watch The Incredible Video

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This is so unbelievably sweet.

Florence + The Machine had a fan named Kariyna who was excited to see their show in Austin, Texas.

But when Karinya got sick and had to be placed in hospice care due to her illness, she obviously was no longer able to attend the show.

Related: More Florence News HERE!

What happened next was the BEST despite the very difficult circumstances — to make up for Karinya having to miss out on the show, Florence + the Machine showed up at the hospice and performed a private hour-long concert for her and her friends!

No rare form of cancer could out do the INCREDIBLE moment (above)!!!

In such a tough situation, it is SO refreshing to see the amazing reaction of everybody involved.

Bravo!!!

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Celine Dion Reflects On Losing Her Husband & Brother To Cancer In The Same Week: 'It Was Perfect'

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Celine Dion has faced quite a bit of tragedy this year.

As you may recall, The Power of Love singer lost both her husband René Angélil and her brother Daniel Dion to cancer within a matter of days back in January. How sad!

While the course of these events were absolutely heartbreaking, Miz Dion has since realized the timing of these deaths eventually benefited her family. Huh?

Related: Celine Opens Up About Her Late Husband's Death

The Grammy winner explained:

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Country Singer Rory Feek Gives First Interview Since Losing Wife Joey To Cancer

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Rory Feek is still adjusting to life without his beloved wife Joey Feek – but per usual, the country singer is keeping his inspirational faith alive.

As you may remember, Joey passed in March after a hard-fought battle with terminal cancer. The musical duo shares 2-year-old daughter Indiana.

While Joey was undergoing chemotherapy treatment, Joey + Roey were recording their album Hymns — which would end up being their final project together.

Related: The ACM Awards Pay Tribute To Joey

Ch-ch-check out highlights from the inspiring interview (below):

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Woman With Breast Cancer Wins The Lottery TWICE In Three Months — See Her Shocked Reaction!

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Sometimes, good things really do happen to good people!

A North Carolina woman who has breast cancer has won the lottery for the second time in less than three months!

Gina Short has been battling breast cancer for 6 years, but a few weeks ago was "feeling lucky" — so she told her husband Len to buy a lottery ticket.

And on April 29, the couple couldn't believe it when Gina's numbers were called for winning the All or Nothing prize of $250,000!

Related: Breast Cancer Survivor Will Walk 1,000 Miles Topless!

But the win was even more miraculous due to the fact that Gina also won the lottery just two months earlier — winning $1 million in the Ultimate Millions second-chance drawing in February!

Gina told reporters that they are still in "disbelief mode" in the wake of her second win, noting:

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