If you were to browse the iTunes music charts, it may surprise you to find that the top-selling song right now is by an artist you may have never heard of: Zach Sobiech's "Clouds" has landed at No. 1 with its inspirational message of hope and courage.
In 2009, when Zach was just 14 years old, he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of terminal bone cancer. In June 2012, he was told he had only a few months left to live. Sadly, Zach lost his battle with cancer on May 20. He had just turned 18 on May 3.
"I want everyone to know: You don't have to find out you're dying to start living." With those words, 18-year-old Zach Sobiech inspired millions. Instead of waiting out his last days in sadness, Zach chose to inspire others by sharing all the songs forming in his head.
That's exactly what Zach's message has done. Reaction to Zach's story and his death has been popping up all over social media. One person tweeted, "If you haven't watched Zach Sobiech's story, go watch it. SoRead More »from Web Reacts to Teen Who Lost Battle Against Cancer and Inspired Millions with Song of Hope