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Selena Gomez Opens Up About Lupus at the 2017 Lupus Research Alliance Gala

On Sunday night, after delivering a performance at the American Music Awards in Los Angeles, Selena Gomez hopped on...

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Selena Gomez reflects on reaching a life or death point after lupus diagnosis

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