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Paralyzed Bride Rachelle Friedman Chapman's Baby Due Any Day Now!

Paralyzed Bride Rachelle Friedman Chapman's Baby by Surrogate Due Any Day Now!

Originally posted 04/15/2015 09:20PM

Her first child due any day now, Rachelle Friedman Chapman and husband Chris Chapman don't let their cell phones out of their sight.

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Meet the 8-Year-Old Girl Who Lost Her Leg – but Kept Her Dance Dream Alive

Originally posted 04/09/2015 10:35AM

Halfway through a recent ballet recital, Alissa Sizemore, 8, decided to show friends and family in Vernal, Utah, exactly why she chose Colbie Caillat's ballad Try – a song about feeling beautiful despite imperfections – for her first solo performance since a terrible accident changed her life last May.

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Teen Forced to Undergo Chemotherapy Denied Visitation with Mom, Must Stay in Hospital

Teen Forced to Undergo Chemotherapy Denied Visitation with Mom, Must Stay in Hospital

Originally posted 04/01/2015 07:40PM

Cassandra C., the Connecticut teen forced to undergo chemotherapy for Hodgkin's lymphoma, says she "hoped beyond hope" that a judge would let her leave the hospital where she has been legally required to stay since December.

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Connecticut Teen Forced to Undergo Chemo: 'I Feel Like a Prisoner'

Connecticut Teen Forced to Undergo Chemo: 'I Feel Like a Prisoner'

Originally posted 03/15/2015 03:10PM

She has tried to make the hospital room where she has been held for the last three months as comfortable as possible – hanging pictures of her family, friends and beloved cat, Simba, on the walls and drawing pictures of flowers on the windows.

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Children's Hospital Patients Release Shake It Off Video – and We Try Not to Cry.

Originally posted 03/14/2015 03:50PM

[YOUTUBE "UIAuISYLYGo"] Prepare yourself for the most touching version of "Shake it Off" ever.

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True Blood's Stephen Moyer Opens Up About His Addiction to Alcohol

True Blood's Stephen Moyer Opens Up About His Addiction to Alcohol

Originally posted 02/28/2015 12:50PM

There's an unspoken tradition among British stage actors to drink up after a job well done.

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The Truth Behind Faith Hill's Neck Scar

The Truth Behind Faith Hill's Neck Scar

Originally posted 02/28/2015 12:00PM

While most people were focused on Faith Hill's short hairstyle on the Oscars red carpet last Sunday – a chic look that nearly matched husband Tim McGraw's sleek style – a few were focused on a different part of the singer.

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Vicki Gunvalson on Ex Brooks's Cancer Diagnosis: It Really Puts Life in Perspective | The Real Housewives of Orange County

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RHOC's Vicki Gunvalson on Ex Brooks's Cancer Diagnosis: It Really Puts Life in Perspective

Originally posted 10/02/2014 07:45PM

Brooks Ayers, who has dated Real Housewives of Orange County cast member Vicki Gunvalson on-and-off for the last few seasons, has been diagnosed with stage 3 cancer.

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Natalie Cole: 'My Life Crumbled Before My Eyes'

Natalie Cole: 'My Life Crumbled Before My Eyes'

Originally posted 09/11/2008 11:40AM

After revealing in July that she has hepatitis C, Grammy winner Natalie Cole is opening up about the agonizing treatment she's getting for the liver disease.

"I give myself a weekly injection of chemotherapy in my thigh," Cole, 58, tells PEOPLE in its new issue. "When I started in May, I thought I was dying. I couldn't get out of bed for three weeks – literally. I was nauseous every day. I lost 15 pounds from not eating."

Doctors diagnosed the disease in April after a routine blood test. They say Cole likely contracted hepatitis C – which remained dormant in her body for 25 years – from sharing dirty needles when she was a heroin addict in the early '80s. "My life crumbled before my eyes," she tells PEOPLE.

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