Cindy Stowell, right, appears on the "Jeopardy!" set with Alex Trebek in Culver City, Calif, Aug. 31, 2016.
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Cindy Stowell captivated national attention for her six-game winning streak as a contestant on the popular U.S. television quiz show "Jeopardy!"That's because the contestant was suffering from Stage 4 colon cancer when she recorded the episodes in August and September, pumped up with painkillers and at one point developing a fever that reduced her voice almost to a whisper.The show's host Alex Trebek ended Wednesday's show with a tribute.Stowell's run on the beloved 33-year-old show put her among the year's top performers.Several days after filming the first four episodes, Stowell was hospitalized for a blood infection, the Times reported.Tributes have poured in from the show's loyal fans.
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