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Sorority sisters remember fallen sister Aly Wolff

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OSHKOSH (WKOW) – The young woman whose fight with cancer became a social media movement has died, but her memory lives on as her UW-Oshkosh sorority honors its fallen sister.

It was a sea of candles outside the Gamma Phi Beta sorority house Tuesday night, where members of the University of Wisconsin Oshkosh community gathered to remember their friend, classmate and sister Aly Wolff.

Gamma Phi Beta sorority sister, Amelia Abraham, says, "Tonight is definitely not about grieving, we want to get together.  We want to celebrate what she mean to us and what she meant to everyone else."

During Aly's battle with cancer, she became famous.  She made it her mission to meet pop star Justin Beiber.  With a viral campaign on Facebook and Twitter, she finally got to meet Justin in December of 2012.

Gamma Phi Beta Chapter President Kelsey Flanagan says, "A couple of us went to the Justin Beiber concert when she went to Chicago in December.  She was nervous and had no idea what she was going to say or anything."

Abraham says, "It meant so much more than just being able to meet him.  It meant everyone was behind her.  She realized how many people support her whether they knew her or not."

To the social media world she was the #BiebsMeetAly girl, but to a much smaller network of sorority sisters she was much more.

Gama Phi Beta Sorority Sister Emily Jung says, "I think what I'm going to miss most about Aly is her positive attitude.  Her smile is something that could always light up the room."

Flanagan added, "She's up in heaven and pain free and looking down on all of us.  That's a good comforting feeling, but yet it's sadness because we'll never be able to see her again."

Aly passed away Monday night at home with her family after a year-long battle with a rare form of cancer. Aly's father told 27 News his daughter was very courageous and strong as she faced a painful, deadly disease.

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