ABC News
March 7, 2013
Valerie Harper, the actress best known for playing Rhoda Morgenstern on “The Mary Tyler Moore Show” and her own spinoff, “Rhoda,” has been diagnosed with terminal brain cancer. Harper, 73, received the diagnosis on Jan. 15, just days before she appeared on “Good Morning America” and described the stroke-like symptoms that sent her to the hospital. “It was if I had Novocain,” Harper said in the live interview Jan. 21. “I thought what the heck is happening to me?”