Valerie Harper, Star of 70s Sitcom “Rhoda,” Diagnosed with Terminal Brain Cancer

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Valerie Harper, Star of 70s Sitcom “Rhoda,” Diagnosed with Terminal Brain Cancer. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Valerie Harper, who played Rhoda Morgenstern in TV sitcom “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and starred in its spinoff “Rhoda,” has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer.

People magazine reports that Ms. Harper received the news on Jan. 15, and was told she has as little as three months to live. She told the magazine, “I don’t think of dying. I think of being here now.”

Rhoda was one of my favorite shows during the 1970s. Our thoughts and prayers go out to Valerie Harper.

 Valerie Harper, Star of 70s Sitcom Rhoda, Diagnosed with Terminal Brain Cancer
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