Austin Woman Who Died After Competing on ‘Jeopardy' Wins More Than $100,000 for Charity

Cindy Stowell was able to realize a lifelong dream by appearing on Jeopardy this year, and the 41-year-old from Austin won more than $100,000 in a seven-game run that ended with her defeat on an episode that aired Wednesday.What her competitors didn't know at the time was that Stowell was suffering from Stage 4 colon cancer while she was competing. She died Dec. 5, eight days before her first episode aired.In a video released by Jeopardy after Stowell's final episode, she said she had drawn "a line in the sand" against her disease."I'm dying of cancer," she said. "I really want the money that I win to be used to help others, and so this seems like a good opportunity."  Continue reading...

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