Nov 22, 2013 01:07 PM EST By Lauren DuBois

Celebrities Who Died Young, PHOTOS: Cory Monteith, Brittany Murphy, Tupac & More

No matter when it happens, death is a sad thing for those who are left behind. As they struggle with grief over their loss, they are also tasked with remembering the good things about the person who died, and honoring the life they lived, as they try to move past the loss.

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  • Corey Monteith, Actor. "Glee" He sought treatment from drug use in April this year and previously over a decade ago at the age of 19. The actor was dating his co-star, actress Leah Michele.
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  • Adam "DJ AM" Goldstein arrives for the 2009 MusiCares Person of the Year gala in honor of Neil Diamond in Los Angeles. (Feb. 6, 2009)
  • Tupac Shakur
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  • Singer Aaliyah poses for photographers at her arrival to the Essence Awards 2001 show in New York. (April 27, 2001)
  • River Phoenix in a scene from the film Dark Blood. The actor known for "Stand By Me" and "Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade" died from heroin and cocaine overdose in 1993. He was the oldest of five siblings including actor Joaquin Phoenix.
  • British singer Amy Winehouse arrives at the City of Westminster Magistrates Court in central London March 17, 2009. REUTERS/Kieran Doherty
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