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Published:May 22nd, 2013 11:32 EST

"Clouds' Singer Zach Sobiech Dies Of Cancer At 17: Video

By Robert Paul Reyes

"Zach Sobiech, teenager who expressed himself through music during his difficult times battling rare cancer Osteosarcoma, passed away at his home in Lakeland Minnesota on Monday, May 20. Sobiech died 17 days after his 18th birthday.


Sobiech was diagnosed with the cancer when he was 14. In June 2012, doctor told him that he only had less than a year to live. Instead of going with his mother`s idea to write farewell letters, Sobiech wrote "Cloud", a song that tells about someone who is facing death."


There are a billion and one cute cat videos online, and they serve their purpose: Eliciting smiles from people who`ve had a rough day.

There are a billion other videos that don`t seem to serve any other purpose other than to annoy the viewer and puff up the person who posted the video.

Then there are those few videos that not only make us smile, but encourage and inspire us. Sobiech`s "Clouds" video inspired millions suffering from cancer, and encouraged the rest of us to do something positive with our lives.


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