She has a long and distinguished career to her credit, but Valerie Harper has been faced with her own mortality after receiving a terminal brain cancer diagnosis.
The Mary Tyler Moore Show star found out she may only have three months to live, given the usual prognosis that accompanies leptomeningeal carcinomatosis.
However, true to her amazing spirit Valerie has elected not to head down the path of doom and gloom, and instead will make the most of the time she has left.
Harper told press, I dont think of dying. I think of being here now. Stay linked to the GossipCenter for all the latest details on this tragic story.