I Honestly Didn't Know Who Diem Brown Is . . .

. . . [but she ]has lost her long battle with cancer, PEOPLE confirms. She was 32.  The reality star, who rose to fame on MTV’s Real World/Road Rules Challenge, had candidly chronicled her cancer fight in a blog for PEOPLE.com. Along the way, she became an advocate and inspiration for others facing similar battles, founding MedGift, a support registry for those suffering from any illness.
“I want people to know that the fight is worth it,” she told PEOPLE in October. “And that’s something that’s so important for me.”  Last month, Brown revealed the devastating news that the cancer that had been found in her stomach and colon in August had spread to her liver and lymph nodes.

Should scare the heck out of every single one of us. Or, at the very least, remind us to live while we are here.