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In this April 13, 2011 photo, Jessica Rees, 12, of Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif. shows "Joy Jars" she delevoped. Buyers get a t-shirt inside a jar and then fill the jars with "Joy" and pass them on to someone else. The proceeds go to pediatric cancer research. Rees, 12, who started a blog and a Facebook page to raise awareness about child cancer has died of brain tumors. Her family says Jessica died Thursday, Jan. 5, 2012 after a 10-month battle with cancer. (AP Photo/Orange County Register, Ana Venegas)

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12-year-old girl who blogged cancer fight has died

A Southern California girl who became a nationally recognized face of child cancer with a blog that chronicled her fight against brain tumors has died.

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