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Posted Wednesday 12/05/18 at 10:56PM EST
Tyra Banks pays tribute to former America's Next Top Model contestant Jael Strauss following her death from breast cancer
"Top Model has lost a beautiful soul," Banks tweeted Wednesday. "We will all remember Jael and her fun-loving spirit and beautiful soul." Strauss' Cycle 8 competitor, winner Jaslene Gonzalez, also remembered Strauss: "Guys, I heard about #jaelstrauss passing today and I’m so sad about it," she tweeted Tuesday. "I wish I could of seen her once more. She was going through a whole lot. We don’t know for what reasons, but man was she one of the strongest I knew. My prayers are with her and her family."
Posted Tuesday 12/04/18 at 5:50PM EST
America's Next Top Model alum Jael Strauss dies of breast cancer at age 34
Strauss' death came two months after she announced her cancer diagnosis. Strauss competed on the 8th cycle of ANTM in 2007, coming in sixth place.