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MTV To Honor Diem Brown With We <3 Diem Special Where Her Cast-Mates Remember Her Incredible Spirit!

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When MTV star Diem Brown succumbed to her battle with cancer, it was a truly terrible loss.

The former Challenge star was a beacon of strength and hope for her cast-mates because she never, ever gave up on anything!

Well, the iconic television channel is honoring their late star with a special called We <3 Diem, and it's shaping up to be an extremely emotional event.

[ Related: MTV Dedicates New The Challenge Season To Diem Brown! ]

A clip from the upcoming special, airing on December 9 at 9 p.m. ET, shows just how incredible it was to her teammates and friends when Diem

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Boston Bombing Survivor Finally Had Her Leg Amputated! Says She Feels Wonderful!

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Rebekah DiMartino continues to inspire us with her upbeat attitude!

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!

[ Related: Rebekah DiMartino Writes A Hilariously Moving Breakup Letter To Her 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:

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The Letter This Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Wrote To Her Amputated Leg Is The Funniest, Most Moving Thing You'll Read For The Rest Of The Week!

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We are so in awe of Rebekah DiMartino.

The Boston Marathon bombing survivor was caught in the blast at the finish line, along with her son and her boyfriend Pete.

Since then, she and Pete have put tragedy behind them and continued to find their happiness with a beautiful wedding ceremony.

[ Related: Boston Marathon Bombing Survivor Loses His Leg But Walks Down The Aisle To Marry His High School Sweetheart In Fenway Park Ceremony! ]

And now Rebekah is leaving her injury behind once and for all; after 17 major surgeries in 18 months to try and save it, she is having her leg amputated.

But what we love best about this woman is her sense of humor in the face of adversity, and she's never shown it more than at this moment.

Rebekah responded to the moment that would devastate so many others by taking to Facebook and writing this poignant Dear John letter… to her leg (below)!

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Boston Bombing Survivor Ties The Knot With His Rehab Nurse! Find Out About Their Sweet Nuptials HERE!

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Sometimes even the worst tragedy can lead to a beautiful story.

James Costello, a survivor of the Boston Marathon bombing, married his rehab nurse, Krista D'Agostino! That is the sweetest thing ever!

The wedding took place Boston's Hyatt Regency, had a nautical theme, and the two danced night away.

According to James' Facebook account, he may have been a victim of a terrible tragedy but the whole ordeal led to an AH-Mazing occurrence…meeting his future wife:

"April 15 was one of the worst days of my life. I soon wondered why and for what reason this has happened. I now realize why I was involved in the tragedy. It was to meet my best friend, and the love of my life."

Awwww. Congrats James and Krista!

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Survivor Star Caleb Bankston's Family Receives A Nice Gesture From The Train Company Where He Worked & Lost His Life

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It's such a sad story, but at least there are people out there trying to help.

Caleb Bankston lost his life during a freak train derailment in Alabama. He ended up tragically crushed between 2 rail cars while conducting work on a train. It seems the train jumped off the tracks and the rear car smashed into the forward car.

It's truly sad that the Survivor contestant lost his life simply while doing his job, but the hardworking man he was is not being overlooked.

Watco Companies - the company that operates the Alabama Warrior Railway where the derailment occurred, which is the company Caleb worked for - will be paying for his funeral expenses.

The company got in touch with his family and promised to pay all expenses for his funeral being held today in Alabama.

It won't bring Caleb back, but this is a kind gesture to ease the pain his family and friends are surely going through.

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Harrowing New Details About Survivor Star Caleb Bankston's Tragic Death REVEALED

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It's going to be awhile before we can hop on a train again.

As we reported earlier, Survivor star Caleb Bankston died in a train accident on Tuesday, but now we know how.

When the train crashed, the former reality TV contestant was actually crushed

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Survivor Contestant Tragically Dies In Train Accident

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How awful!

The Survivor community was rocked to it's core yesterday after one of their own was taken too soon in a freak accident.

Caleb Bankston, who competed on Survivor: Blood vs. Water, died when the train he was on derailed on Tuesday in Birmingham. The details of the accident remain unknown, though we do know that he worked for the Alabama Warrior Railway and that it is very possible he was working at the time of his death.

Caleb competed alongside his fiance Colton Cumbie in the 2013 edition of the show, placing ninth. They were due to marry in October.

Our condolences go out to Colton and all who loved Caleb in this dark and sad time.

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