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‘Big Brother,’ Season 1 contestant Cassandra Waldon, dead at 56

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Former “Big Brother” – Season 1 houseguest Cassandra Waldon, recently passed away at the age of 56, after a car accident in Rome, Italy.

Waldon, never regained consciousness after sustaining a head injury in the crash, two months ago, according to Deadline. The outlet is reporting that she died on Sept. 25.

Waldon was employed by the United Nations in Rome, but is perhaps best known as the first resident of the house in order to have a “Big Brother” house in the US when the show made its debut in the year 2000. The series is old and the host, Julie Chen, is an homage to the end of the houseguest are on Instagram.

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“Rest In Peace, Cassandra. Your light will continue to shine in the it world, because of the manner in which you have lived your life: with style and grace,” Chen wrote. “May your family and loved ones find comfort and peace. Thank you for your intelligence, warmth, and wisdom to the Big Brother house for Season 1. You are in my thoughts and in my prayers. May God Bless your soul.”

U. N. Secretary-General’s Spokesperson, Stephane Dujarric, also paid tribute to the Waldon at a daily briefing.

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“On a sad note, I would like to express our condolences to the family of our colleague, Cassandra Waldon, Director of Communications for the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD), who passed away this week. She was a wonderful and dedicated co-worker and we were sad to learn of her death,” in the briefing, the transcript reads.

Waldon, placed sixth out of 10 in her second season of ” Big Brother.”

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