Our hearts are breaking!
Nora Ephron, the genius screenwriter behind When Harry Met Sally, Sleepless in Seattle, and Julie & Julia is severely ill and not expected to survive throughout the night.
We hear cancer is the culprit behind the 71-year-old's condition, though it's unsure which kind.
Family members are telling close friends so they can prepare for the worst.
Our thoughts are with all of them. We hope they can find peace with the situation.
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