Death of Jade Goody

June 5, 1981 - March 22, 2009
London | Age 27

Reality TV star dies after cancer fight
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By NANCY ZUCKERBROD Of The Associated Press

London - Jade Goody, a dental assistant turned reality-TV star whose whirlwind journey from poverty to celebrity to tragedy became a national soap opera and morality tale in Britain, has died.

The 27-year-old had cancer and died in her sleep early Sunday at her home in Essex, southeast England, her publicist Max Clifford said.

Goody gained fame at 21 in 2002, when she joined the reality television show "Big Brother," in...

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