Valerie Harper on cancer, facing her mortality


Valerie Harper at the Tony Awards in 2010. (Peter Kramer/AP)

 

“We spend our lives thinking, ‘I’m never going to die.’  But cancer says, ‘Hey, not so fast.’” 

Valerie Harper on learning that she has a terminal brain cancer and may only have three months to live. The former star of “Rhoda” and “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” 73, tells People magazine that she doesn’t think much about dying: “I think of being here now.” (More from AP)

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