Diem Brown

Danielle Michelle Brown(June 12, 1980 – November 14, 2014), better known asDiem Brown, was a recurring cast member on MTV 's reality television seriesThe Challengeand an entertainment reporter . Brown founded MedGift, a website that provides a gift registry for patients and support pages to both people experiencing illnesses and their caregivers. She was a US army brat in Baumholder , Germany before her family settled in the United States. She attended high-school in Roswell, Georgia and obtained her bachelor's degree in Communication from Florida State University .Since debuting onReal World/Road Rules Challenge: Fresh Meatin 2006, Brown competed in seven additional challenges. In her debut challenge, filmed in November 2005, she revealed she had been diagnosed with ovarian cancer to the surprise of both the cast and the production company.Her final season ofThe Challenge,Battle of the Exes II, aired in early 2015.

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 Diem Brown's Journalism

The Challengefor People.com and hosted the MTV.com specialSurviving Cancer.

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 Diem Brown's Personal life

in 2006. Brown credited Tamburello for playing a role in her remission recovery and giving her confidence.The couple competed on the same team onThe Gauntlet IIIand were featured on the MTV documentary show MADE , on which Brown aspired to learn how to salsa dance to regain her confidence. Following their split, Brown and Tamburello competed onThe Duel IIas well as a team onBattle of the ExesandThe Challenge: Battle of the Exes II— they were the runners-up in the final of the originalExes.

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 Diem Brown's Final years and death

Challengeseason,Rivals II, because she was told by doctors during her second bout with cancer that "seeing 2013 was not that likely."Brown and her rival partner Aneesa Ferreira finished in fourth place.

Brown died on November 14, 2014.She spent her final hours in the company of friends and family.

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 Diem Brown's References

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  2. Tauber, Michelle (November 20, 2014). "Watch Diem Brown's Heartbreaking Memorial Video". People. Archived from the original on March 9, 2015. Retrieved March 9, 2015. 
  3. Tauber, Michelle (November 18, 2014). "Inside Diem Brown's New York City Funeral". People. Retrieved November 18, 2014. 
  4. Erin Zammett (October 1, 2006). "Battling Cancer While the World Watches". Glamour.com. Retrieved March 14, 2011. 
  5. Murphy, Shuanna (August 23, 2014). "‘The Challenge’ Star Diem Brown Is Battling Cancer For The Third Time". MTV News. Retrieved November 15, 2014. 
  6. Bucksbaum, Sydney (November 14, 2014). "Diem Brown's Most Inspiring Moments on The Challenge". E! Online. Retrieved November 15, 2014. 
  7. "Diem Brown, 32, dies after brave battle with cancer". AOL. November 14, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2014. 
  8. "MTV Star Diem Brown Dead at 32". Rolling Stone. November 14, 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2014. 
  9. Brown, Diem (September 5, 2013). "Diem Brown: I'm Ready to Have a Partner in Life". People. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  10. "The Challenge: Battle Of The Exes' Finale: Who Braved The Blizzard On The Mountain To Win? (VIDEO)". Huffington Post. March 29, 2012. Retrieved November 15, 2014. 
  11. "MTV reality star Diem Brown chooses to delay cancer treatment to preserve eggs". Fox News. July 19, 2012. Retrieved June 2, 2015. 
  12. "Dr. Drew (Transcript)". CNN. June 21, 2012. Retrieved June 2, 2015. 
  13. McKay, Hollie (May 31, 2013). "EXCLUSIVE: Diem Brown defies cancer odds to compete in MTV’s 'The Challenge'". Fox News. Retrieved April 23, 2014. 
  14. Ossad, Jordana (November 14, 2014). "Diem Brown, ‘Challenge’ Star, Dies After Brave Cancer Battle". MTV News. Retrieved November 15, 2014. 
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  16. Webber, Stephanie; Peros, Jennifer (August 23, 2014). "Diem Brown of MTV's The Challenge Is Battling Cancer For the Third Time". Us Weekly. Retrieved August 24, 2014. 
  17. Tauber, Michelle (September 8, 2014). "Diem Brown's Third Cancer Battle Fighting for Her Life—again". People. Retrieved December 14, 2014. 
  18. Tan, Michelle (August 23, 2014). "Diem Brown Diagnosed with Colon Cancer". People. Retrieved June 2, 2015. 
  19. Mink, Casey (January 21, 2015). "Diem Brown Knew She Had Colon Cancer Before ‘The Challenge’". Hollywood Life. Retrieved June 2, 2015. 
  20. Harrison, Lily (September 30, 2014). "Diem Brown Speaks About Latest Cancer Battle: I'm Really Looking Forward to Having One Painless, Fun Day". E! Online. Retrieved June 2, 2015. 
  21. Takeda, Allison (August 26, 2014). "Diem Brown Opens Up About Fighting Cancer for a Third Time: I'm "Touched" by "Outpouring of Support"". Us Weekly. Retrieved June 2, 2015. 
  22. Rothman, Michael (November 14, 2014). "The Remarkable Thing That Happened After Diem Brown's Death". ABC News. Retrieved November 16, 2014. 
  23. Boardman, Madeline; Peros, Jennifer (November 14, 2014). "Diem Brown Dead: MTV Challenge Star Dies After Cancer Battle". Us Weekly. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  24. Tauber, Michelle (November 14, 2014). "Diem Brown Dies at 32". People. Retrieved November 14, 2014. 
  25. "Correction: Obit-Diem Brown story". Associated Press. November 28, 2014. 

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