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TODAY   |  January 13, 2014

Fan watched KLG & Hoda during breast cancer battle

TODAY’s Kathie Lee Gifford and Hoda Kotb honor Ellen Duffy from Jensen Beach, Fla., for being a loyal Fourth Hour fan. She says watching the show helped put a smile on her face as she battled breast cancer.

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>>> it is time now for one of our favorite things when we get to surprise our "fan of the week."

>> drum roll please. while we spin the globe, the winner is --

>> who?

>> ellen duffy from florida, who watches us on wptv, joining us by skype. hello, ellen , congrats.

>> we're so excited. we'll talk to you in a second. we want to tell everyone why you've won. you've always been a big fan . this past year ellen battled breast cancer and she says watching our show every day helped put a smile on her face. we're so glad to hear that.

>> ellen 's children made her a road to success chart that included us and over the summer ellen and her husband steve and their entire family showed their support by sharing a toast and watching our show together.

>> oh, my god.

>> ellen also created a hoda and kathie lee inspired zen tiles, which became part of the healing waterfall in a local treatment home. her prognosis is great. congratulations, ellen .

>> you look wonderful!

>> so thrilled.

>> that means so much to us.

>> thank you.

>> you want to know where you're going? you want to know what you've won?

>> look at her.

>> tell her.

>> you're going to head to the fabulous zaza in dallas, texas, for three days and two nights. romantic concept suite, the zaza bungalow. you get to enjoy dinner and breakfast at the hotel's restaurant dragonfly.

>> hang out at the pool and unwind for a massage, luxurious za spa. car service is available to check out the city attractions. hotel and air accommodations turn ir furnished by hotel zaza .

>> are you excited?

>> thank you so much.

>> we love you.

>> send us some pictures, okay? god bless .

>> how sweet is she?

>> a doll.

>> if you think you deserve to be a fan of