Valerie Harper Beating Cancer - Now on Dancing with the Stars 2013
Valerie Harper is beating cancer and the actress has also made a decision to appear on Dancing with the Stars for 2013.
Valerie was diagnosed with terminal brain cancer earlier this year and given only a short time to live.
But she fought back and is winning the battle, her cancer is close to remission.
So - why risk that and compete?
In an interview with AARP The Magazine over two days in July, Harper, 74, said, "As long as you’re alive, you can do something."
Many fans are anxious to see Valerie dance and expect a lot of tears and cheers for Harper as she competes on ABC's season 17 of DWTS.
The entire cast was revealed Wednesday on ABC's "Good Morning America."
Also on the show this season…
Reality stars Nicole "Snooki" Polizzi of "Jersey Shore" and Jack Osbourne will also give the reality TV show a shot.
Other contestants are Bill Nye the Science Guy
"Pretty Little Liars" actor Brant Daughert
Former NFL wide receiver Keyshawn Johnson
Singer and actress Christina Milian
Showgirls actress Elizabeth Berkley
"High School Musical" actor Corbin Bleu
"Glee" actress Amber Riley
Country comic Bill Engvall
"King of Queens" actress Leah Remini.
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