Real Worldandchallengestars Unite Honor Diem Brown
Brown, star of ' The Challenge ,' lost her courageous battle with ovarian cancer last year at the age of 34.
Wisconsin Congressman Sean Duffy, an alum of MTV's ' The Real World: Boston ' and ' The Challenge: Battle of the Seasons ,' led the day's event -- a caucus focusing on the disease that took Brown's life.
He was joined by longtime wife Rachel Campos-Duffy, who fans will remember from ' The Real World: San Francisco ':
David 'Puck' Rainey, also of ' The Real World: San Francisco ' fame, made an appearance to support the fight:
He took some time to catch up with fellow attendee Derrick Kosinski of ' Road Rules: X-Treme ' and ' The Challenge: Battle of the Sexes II ':
Norman Korpi, from the very first season of ' The Real World ,' also came out to listen to the day's discussion:
The former competitors and housemates joined Laurel Stucky -- star of ' The Challenge: Free Agents ' -- to show their continued support of cancer patients and survivors:
Rachel posted a special photo of the group on Twitter with the caption, 'Bringing the @mtv real world crew for a great cause. @normankorpi @laurelstucky @mtvpuck #30daysofteal #COCCnow':Rachel Campos-Duffy's Twitter
In addition, Brown's sister Megan spoke at the event about the importance of bringing awareness to the disease:Rep. Sean Duffy's Twitter
Duffy himself reiterated Megan's message at the caucus, which was recorded as part of an upcoming MTV short-form documentary about ovarian cancer. 'We need to re-energize our focus and our efforts as a society to beat this cancer. #coccnow #diemstrong,' he wrote on Twitter .
If you'd like to write about your memories of Diem Brown, please do so in the comments section. And for a look back at her inspiring life, watch MTV's very special tribute to her: