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WATCH: Lauren Hill's legacy started 3 years ago today

Lauren Hill [Photo: FOX19 NOW File] Lauren Hill [Photo: FOX19 NOW File]
CINCINNATI, OH (FOX19) -

Three years ago today, Lauren Hill took the court for Mount St. Joseph University's women's basketball team.

The Lawrenceburg native captured the hearts of people around the world, and left a lasting legacy.

She had been diagnosed with DIPG, a form of brain cancer, as a high school senior.

On November 2, 2014, Lauren Hill's dream to play in a college basketball game, came true.

She scored a basket with a play designed just for her #22, called Lauren's Layup. 

The play prompted people across the Tri-State to do #LayupsforLauren, to raise money for DIPG research.

Lauren raised more than $1,700,000 for The Cure Starts Now Foundation before her death on April 10, 2015.

To date, $2.3 million has been raised in her honor to help find a cure for DIPG.

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