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Actress Valerie Harper Rushed To The Hospital — Source Says 'It Doesn't Look Good'

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Valerie Harper fell unconscious during her musical in Maine.

UPDATE 1:49 PM EST: York Hospital released a statement that Valerie Harper was discharged, but did not reveal any information about her illness.
So sad.

On Wednesday night, Valerie Harper was rushed to the hospital during her stage production of Nice Work if You Can Get It.

Sources are reporting that first responders got a call just before 9 p.m. that the actress was unconscious backstage at the Ogunquit Playhouse in Maine. The Mary Tyler Moore Show star was rushed to York Hospital.

[ Related: Joe Jackson Hospitalized For Stroke ]

She was set to appear in the second half of the musical, but the director told the audience that she needed immediate medical care and wouldn't be performing that night, before adding:

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Taylor Swift Helps A 4-Year-Old Girl With Terminal Brain Cancer Cross The Last Item Off Her Bucket List — Find Out What The Popstar Did HERE!

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This just brings tears to our eyes.

Taylor Swift may be one of the busiest people on this planet, but she'll still make time for her fans — no matter where they are!

Enter Jalene Salinas, a 4-year-old from San Antonio, Texas who is battling an aggressive form of terminal brain cancer.

She's been checking items off of her bucket list for the past few weeks and her final one was to dance with Tay Tay to her hit single, Shake It Off.

[ Related: Taylor Donates All The Proceeds From Welcome To New York To NYC Public Schools! ]

So, by the power of the internet, #ShakeItOffJalene started trending on Twitter, T-Swizzle caught wind of the news, and the rest is history!

On Monday evening around 6 p.m., the young girl got her wish when she received a FaceTime call from the Blank Space singer!

Unfortunately Jalene wasn't feeling too well, but Taylor comforted her through the phone, saying:

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The Supporters Of Brittany Maynard Release A Pothumous Video In Honor Of What Would Have Been Her 30th Birthday

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It's so comforting to know that Brittany Maynard's legacy lives on despite her untimely death.

Today, on what would have been Maynard's 30th birthday, her supporters have released a posthumous video in support of the Death with Dignity Act, a cause near and dear to her heart.

During Brittany's final months living with terminal brain cancer, she was a champion for the controversial measure which allows terminally ill patients to end their own lives.

[ Related: Brittany's Mother Pens An Letter In Defense Of Her Daughter's Decision ]

Though many have publicly criticized the act, a group of Maynard supporters put together a touching tribute and PSA to educate the public on why the Death with Dignity Act should be passed across America.

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Brittany Maynard's Mother Pens An Emotional Letter In Defense Of Her Daughter's Decision To End Her Life

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Brittany Maynard's mother is taking a stand against the critics who've likened her daughter's tragic death on November 1st to a "reprehensible act".

Debbie Ziegler, who supported Brittany's decision to die with dignity after she was diagnosed with terminal cancer, wrote a very emotional and poignant letter in defense of her child's actions.

[ Related: Vatican Condemns Brittany Decision To Take Her Own Life! ]

While there are TONS of people who support Maynard's difficult choice, there are also plenty, including a Vatican official, who vehemently oppose the death with dignity cause.

On Tuesday, Debbie wrote a letter which shut down Brit's opponents with intelligence, poise, and heart:

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Vatican Official Condemns Brittany Maynard's Decision To Take Her Own Life, Calls Death With Dignity An 'Absurdity'

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Unfortunately, we can't say we're surprised by this backlash.

Though many people expressed their love and support after Brittany Maynard chose to end her life on November 1st, there are some people who were NOT happy with her decision, like Vatican official, Monsignor Ignacio Carrasco de Paula.

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

Brittany, who became a death with dignity advocate after she was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer, was recently condemned by the official in an interview with an Italian news agency. He called the decision an "absurdity."

Monsignor Ignacio explained:

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