12/28/2011 08:35 am ET Updated Dec 28, 2011

Celebrity Diseases: 11 Famous Faces Who Fought For Their Health In 2011

Celebrities have always been known for the glitz and the glamour -- often seemingly escaping the realities of everyday life. But sometimes they're just as real as the rest of us, facing grave and even life-threatening health problems.

Here, a look back at 11 of the most inspiring celebrities who have faced a health issue in 2011. Click through, then tell us who else you think is worth including.



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