BBC News reporter Helen Fawkes has died of Cancer.
She was first diagnosed with the disease 15 years ago and had over 78 rounds of Chemotherapy.
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Her fellow colleague, Lyse Doucet, said: “Dear Helen Fawkes – how hard you fought death by living each day to its fullest. You inspired & enriched so many other lives on your way.”