It has been reported that Patrick Swayze has died today, at the age of 57, after his long battle with pancreatic cancer. Perhaps known best for his performances in films like "Dirty Dancing" and "Ghost," it is his advocacy over the years that has been an inspiration to many. Follow CNN's breaking coverage as more information is disclosed here.
I was fortunate to have met and interviewed Swayze while in college at a heart disease awareness event. You can read all about it from my previous blog post here.
Earlier this year, Swayze was interviewed by Barbara Walters' where he talked in depth about his battle, his journey and his career. Watch the opening segment of Walters' interview below. For the remaining clips of the interview, go to YouTube.