"Pretty close to a remission," Harper's doctor says.
November 30, 1986 in Hazlet, New Jersey, USA
New Jersey native Sammi Giancola rose from obscurity to capture the attention of millions of viewers after appearing on the hit reality series "Jersey Shore" (MTV, 2009- ). She moved into the Seaside Heights shore house as a college student looking to have a little fun, but it was clear from the first episode that Giancola was set to break a few hearts along the way. As one of eight Italian-Americans living under one roof, Giancola was equal parts girl-next-door and sassy vixen. She often stood up to her alpha male housemates, exchanged heated words with several female locals, and won the heart of her hot-tempered but sweet co-star Ronnie Magro. The couple's rocky relationship played out in front of the cameras, and with every tearful breakup and blissful make-up, Giancola helped turn "Jersey Shore" from a TV guilty pleasure into a cultural phenomenon. LessNew Jersey native Sammi Giancola rose from obscurity to capture the attention of millions of viewers after appearing on the … More