“My Last Days”: 17-Year-Old Zach Sobiech Dies of Cancer, But Not Before Becoming a Rock Star

“What makes you happy is seeing someone else smile because you put it there. That’s what’s awesome about living in this world.” -Zach Sobiech

At age 14 Zach Sobiech was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a form of bone cancer that primarily affects children and teenagers. At 17, Zach’s doctors told him he only had a few more months to live, and he was determined to make the most of it. Zach passed away yesterday, May 20, but his legacy will live on.

In this inspiring and intimate documentary produced by SoulPancake, Zach discusses his motivation to become a musician in the remaining time he had and his process in producing the viral YouTube music video, “Clouds.” Take a moment to watch the short documentary, listen to some of Zach’s music, and celebrate this young man’s amazing life.

Here is “Clouds” by Zach Sobiech:

Zach’s family has requested that anyone inspired by his story and interested in showing their support consider donating to their Osteosarcoma research fund.

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