Editor’s note: Zach Sobiech passed away on May 20, 2013. His memory lives on.
If given only months to live, what would you do? Zach Sobiech’s response: embrace every day with hope and joy. And that’s just what he is doing.
Meet Zach Sobiech, a 17-year-old from Lakeland, Minnesota who has been battling cancer for 3 years.
His journey started in November 2009, when Zach was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare type of bone cancer most typically found in the long bones of growing teenagers.
At the end of May 2012, following many surgeries, chemotherapy treatments and ups and downs, he was given the news there were no know effective treatments left.
So now, Zach is saying goodbye to his friends and family through music – writing and performing songs like “Clouds.”
Some days are harder than others, but Zach remains upbeat and positive.
Health Talk wants to thank University of Minnesota Amplatz Children’s Hospital, Children’s Cancer Research Fund and Woolly Rhino Productions for sharing Zach’s story with us. We hope our readers continue to spread the message of hope and joy.