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The Inspiring Story of Zach Sobiech and his Song “Clouds”

Zach Sobiech was diagnosed with bone cancer at the age of 14, and at the age of 17 he was told by doctors that he had up to one year to live.

Zach Sobiech

Zach Sobiech was a very special being, at the age of 14 he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma (bone cancer), and at the age of 17 he was told by doctors that he had up to one year to live. He then decided that he wanted to enjoy his life as much as he could and spend quality time with his family and friends.

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Zach wrote a song called “Clouds” as a way to say goodbye to his loved ones, and touched many people with his positive way of seeing live despite his illness, and on his own words, he wanted to be remembered as “a kid that went down fighting and didn’t really loose”.

Zach Sobiech passed away one year ago on May 20th 2013 and the guys from SoulPancake did a follow up short-film on his family, you can watch it here:

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If you are feeling charitable, buying his album will get proceeds going to the The Zach Sobiech Osteosarcoma Fund managed by the Children’s Cancer Research Fund.In September 2015, Zach’s fund reached $1 million and continues to grow.


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