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Instagram star who documented her cancer battle dies at 24

Junie Sihlangu
May 24, 2018
10:31 A.M.

Nara Almeida is a blogger and influencer who chronicled her battle with stomach cancer. She inspired many of her followers on Instagram with her candid posts about her battle.

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The young woman has been confirmed dead by her boyfriend, Pedro Rocha. He took to Instagram on Tuesday to inform her fans that she’d lost her fight.

Nara Almeida, 24, was a popular blogger and influencer from Brazil. Whilst alive, she had inspired her over 4.5 million social media followers during her nearly year-long battle with stomach cancer.

Her boyfriend, Pedro Rocha, confirmed her death on Instagram with a heartbreaking tribute and a black-and-white photo of the two of them. He shared that her passing had left a big void in his heart but that she would live in him forever.

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The post, written in Portuguese further stated, ‘I’m sure she will continue transmitting her strength to many people, because that was her goal. Rest in peace, my love.’

Rocha had been dating Almeida for two years. He also shared that she’d taught him to live life, enjoy it to the fullest and to not apologize for being who you are.

‘Unfortunately Nara passed away last night, after so much fighting I wanted to have her forever, but she deserved to rest.’

Pedro Rocha, Instagram, May 22, 2018

According to local news outlets, the blogger was diagnosed with stomach cancer in August 2017 and hospitalized at Nove de Julho Hospital in São Paulo. As she fought the cancer, Almeida documented her procedures and recovery on Instagram.

She would often post positive messages along with photos of her self in a hospital bed.

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The young woman never shied away from being open about her physical and emotional struggles. In a post in March, she shared that only she and God knew what she’d already been through.

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She listed the struggles as having many traumas, sleepless nights, and crying in pain. Almeida prayed to God telling Him that she wanted it to end.

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She also asked Him for the strength to keep going despite all her struggles. The following month she announced the beginning of her immunotherapy treatment.

In the post, she shared a photo where she had her arm raised in the air with strength as she rested in her hospital bed. Her caption declared that she believed that in the end, everything would work out.

The blogger added that she knew that she would come out of it with new strength and ready to help other people.

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