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Hollywood Actress Kelly Preston reported dead after two-year battle with breast cancer

Hollywood Actress Kelly Preston has died after two years of battling breast cancer. She was 57.
Husband and actor John Travolta revealed through Instagram that Preston fought the disease courageously, together with the love and support of her family, friends, and fans.
“My family and I will forever be grateful to her doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all the medical centers that have helped, as well as her many friends and loved ones who have been by her side. Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered,” said Travolta.

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It is with a very heavy heart that I inform you that my beautiful wife Kelly has lost her two-year battle with breast cancer. She fought a courageous fight with the love and support of so many. My family and I will forever be grateful to her doctors and nurses at MD Anderson Cancer Center, all the medical centers that have helped, as well as her many friends and loved ones who have been by her side. Kelly’s love and life will always be remembered. I will be taking some time to be there for my children who have lost their mother, so forgive me in advance if you don’t hear from us for a while. But please know that I will feel your outpouring of love in the weeks and months ahead as we heal. All my love, JT

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A family representative shared that Preston and her family chose to keep matters private during her treatment which has been going on for a few years.
“Choosing to keep her fight private, she had been undergoing medical treatment for some time, supported by her closest family and friends,” said the representative according to PEOPLE.
Preston rose to fame in 1988 when she co-starred with Arnold Schwarzenegger in “Twins”. She met Travolta during the same year during a screen test for the film “The Experts”.
The actress is survived by her two children with Travolta: Ella Bleu and Benjamin.
Ella also posted a heartfelt message of gratitude for her mother on Instagram.
“I have never met anyone as courageous, strong, beautiful and loving as you. Anyone who is lucky enough to have known you or to have ever been in your presence will agree that you have a glow and a light that never ceases to shine and that makes anyone around you feel instantly happy. Thank you for being there for me no matter what. Thank you for your love. Thank you for your help and thank you for making this world a better place. You have made life so beautiful and I know you will continue to do so always. I love you so much mama,” said Ella.

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