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Talia Joy Castellano, who was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer six years ago, refused to let her illness keep her down, becoming a YouTube sensation, an honorary CoverGirl, and a guest on “The Ellen Show” by age 13. Now fans around the world are mourning her loss. NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez reports.

Talia Joy’s mother: The honorary CoverGirl was “inspirational”

Talia Joy Castellano, the 13-year-old who was diagnosed with an aggressive cancer six years ago, became a YouTube sensation and inspired her fans and celebrities with her refusal to let her illness keep her down. The honorary CoverGirl was a guest on “The Ellen Show” and had already designed her own fashion line. NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez sat down with Talia Joy’s family to discuss her impact on others, her unbreakable spirit and the fans around the world who are mourning her loss.

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