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More than a year after Paul Walker's death, his "Furious 7" co-stars are still reeling from the tragedy."He was the most amazing person, and Im constantly reminded that he is not here," Jordana Brewster, who plays his love interest in the franchise,told Bella New York. "Its very strange and so completely wrong.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:35:00 GMT
Baby who lived only 6 days leaves beautiful legacy thanks to organ donation

Sarah Gray's son lived less than a week, but uncovering his lasting legacy has helped his mom turn grief into pride.Even though Thomas only lived a few days, hes made an impact on the world in his own little way, Gray, who lives in Washington, told TODAY Parents.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 23:12:49 GMT
April Fools! Catherine Lowe, Tom Brady and other celebs pull off pranks

April Fools' Day is the one day a year you are given permission to prank your friends, family and colleagues and celebrities are no exception.Singers, athletes and reality stars got in the spirit this year by posting pranks to their social media sites involving fake baby bumps, injuries and more. One former game-show host surprised an entire audience! Keep reading to see hilarity ensue.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 21:29:38 GMT
'I was born, I blinked and it was over': Woman writes sassy, compassionate obit before losing cancer battle

Sitting in hospice care just a few days before losing her battle with pancreatic cancer, Emily Debrayda Phillips called over her husband and their two grown children. She opened up her laptop and read them the obituary she had written for herself.This week, the whole world got to read that humorous, sassy and compassionate farewell.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:57:00 GMT
'I could barely stand': Avril Lavigne's mysterious illness diagnosed

Avril Lavignes recent diagnosis of Lyme disease is a reminder to how difficult it can be to detect the tick-borne illness.Lavigne suffered from a crushing fatigue for months before doctors finally figured out what was wrong. I had no idea a bug bite could do this, Lavigne told People magazine. I was bedridden for five months.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:19:00 GMT
Inspiring Instagram star 'Yoga Girl': Why we should share our flaws

Rachel Brathen, also knownas Yoga Girl, is beloved by her more than 1.3 millionInstagram followersfor her impressive poses, inspiring words, and refreshing honesty. The Swedish native, who now lives in Aruba and is the author of the new book "Yoga Girl," tells TODAY.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 20:02:34 GMT
Watch Ethan Hawke show Jimmy Fallon the sweet and creative! way he puts his kids to bed

Ethan Hawke has a simple solution for when his kids won't go to sleep: He sings them traditional lullabies and pretends he's Bob Dylan.When the actor revealed his unusual trick on "The Tonight Show" Tuesday, fellow father Jimmy Fallon joked, "Ive heard about this. Theres scientific research that points that this is proven.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 19:34:00 GMT
Facebook's 'Scrapbook' feature puts baby photos in one place

If you're one of the new mothers or fathers that likes to post pictures of the kid on Facebook, you might have already run across the problem of how many places those pictures end up. Mobile photos, timeline photos, photos tagged with you, your partner, your child or maybe not tagged at all.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 18:10:53 GMT
Giuliana Rancic says surrogate's latest miscarriage was her 'last shot'

Giuliana Rancic's hopes of becoming a biological parent for a second time may have ended with her surrogate's recent miscarriage.Although the TV personality and her husband Bill celebrated the birth of their son Duke via surrogate in August 2012, Giuliana's three remaining embryos were lost in two subsequent miscarriages, the most recent of which the couple learned about Dec. 31.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 17:53:00 GMT
Roma Downey on surge in interest for Bible films: 'People are hungry for hope'

When producer Mark Burnett and wife Roma Downey first pitched a television series based around the Bible two years ago, they admitted the reception wasn't exactly promising."When we brought 'The Bible' series two years ago to the History Channel, I think many people thought we had lost our minds and that no one would watch,'' Downey told Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb on TODAY Wednesday.

Wed, 01 Apr 2015 16:52:03 GMT
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