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    Posted: March 24 2005 at 5:52pm

All of us at HairBoutique.com were saddened to hear that Jacqueline "Jackie" Donahue, a sister of Grammy-winning rapper Nelly, died Thursday at a St. Louis hospital after a long battle with leukemia.

Jackie, a 31-year-old mother of two, worked as Nelly's stylist until her illness forced her to leave that position.

In March 2003, Nelly & Jackie formed a campaign called "Jes Us 4 Jackie" to find donors for Donahue and others, and to raise awareness about bone marrow donations.  Nelly & Jackie worked together to educate and raise awareness about the disease and the need for African-Americans to join the National Donor Registry.

The 30-year-old rapper 's PR team reported that several dates on his tour had been postponed.

That which doesn't kill you makes you stronger or drives you totally insane. :-)
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Some related links & news about Nelly & his beloved sister Jackie:

http://abcnews.go.com/Entertainment/wireStory?id=610643

http://www.jesus4jackie.com/

From PRNewWire - March 24, 2005 NEW YORK, March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Several dates on the "Sweat/Suit Tour" have been postponed due to the unfortunate passing of Nelly's sister Jackie Donahue.  The postponed dates include:  Beaumont, Texas  (March 24th), Hidalgo, Texas (March 25th), El Paso, Texas (March 26th) and Nacogdoches, Texas (March 28th).

Information on the status of upcoming tour dates will be forthcoming.

SOURCE Universal Records
Web Site: http://www.universalrecords.com

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