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‘I’m not dying until I do’: says Valerie Harper

In this undated photo provided by NBC, Valerie Harper, right, poses with Savannah Guthrie of NBC's "Today" at Harper's home in Los Angele Valerie Harper had announced recent week that she is having incurable brain cancer, but she wants everyone to know she's feeling great. "I'm alive. I'm feeling good. I'm trying to live every moment as much as I can." Since her announcement last week, Harper tells USA TODAY, "the phone has not stopped, or the texts, or the e-mails. It's incredible." But she worries that people "have a picture of me in a bed or a wheelchair or in trouble. Three months may be accurate (for her life expectancy), but it is not the whole truth. I could have a seizure within a week because of the nature of this cancer," or, she says, she could live much longer. "I can't say it's terminal. I'm saying it's incurable so far, but we're all terminal. No one is getting out of this