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Honorary CoverGirl Loses Cancer Battle

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Joshua C. Cruey
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Orlando Sentinel

Thirteen-year-old Talia Castellano, who stared down cancer and refused to blink for six years, died Tuesday of neuroblastoma, the Orlando Sentinel reports. As a preteen, bald from chemotherapy, the Orlando-area girl developed YouTube videos showing how to put on makeup. She became a nationwide inspiration for young cancer patients and others and was dubbed an “honorary CoverGirl” by Ellen Degeneres.