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Zach Sobiech

Lessons Learned Through My Son's Life and Death

Laura Sobiech | Posted 07.05.2014 | Religion
Laura Sobiech

Here I give you the seven lessons I learned through Zach's life and death. They're lessons that can be applied in our lives today and everyday, and with practice, have the potential to change who we are. This is who Zach was.

The 13 Most Fearless Teens Of 2013

Posted 01.23.2014 | Teen

All year, HuffPost Teen has chronicled the incredible stories of teenagers who have raised their voices, and the voices of others, to change the world...

Hope You Have A Tissue Handy

Posted 01.25.2014 | Good News

Some people continue to inspire, even after they've left us. That can be said for Zach Sobiech, the 18-year-old singer and songwriter whose YouTube...

During Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, These 7 Kids' Stories Will Touch You In A Way No Statistic Can

Posted 09.26.2013 | Impact

September is National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, and we're taking the opportunity to honor the brave 13,500 children who are diagnosed with can...

Faith In God Expressed Through Song By Dying Teenage Songwriter

Religion News Service | Joe Winter | Posted 07.27.2013 | Religion

(RNS) A song about ascending to heaven written by a dying 18-year-old, has gotten 7.7 million YouTube hits and at one point reached No. 1 on the iTune...

Students Fly Balloons 'Up, Up, Up' In Honor Of Zach Sobiech (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 05.28.2013 | Teen

A group of students in South Dakota flew balloons "up, up, up" as a tribute to their role model, singer-songwriter Zach Sobiech, who passed away last ...

A Perfect, Touching Tribute To Zach Sobiech

Posted 05.24.2013 | Teen

We can't think of a more perfect way to showcase Zach Sobiech's beautiful song, "Clouds," than this YouTube tribute. Uploaded by author Amy Krouse Ros...

The Cancer Survivors

Dan Duffy | Posted 07.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Dan Duffy

Zach Sobiech was someone many of you never heard of a few months ago.. At the tender age of 14, Zach was stricken with an absolutely vicious cancer called osteosarcoma. After his last round, he went in for his check-up... expecting to hear good news. What he got was something out of a nightmare.

Zach Sobiech: You Were a Huge Inspiration in Your Short Life

Bonnie Fuller | Posted 07.21.2013 | Impact
Bonnie Fuller

You were determined to express yourself in your last months through music, writing and recording, the song "Clouds," in order to say goodbye to your family, your friends, your girlfriend and to inspire others to not fear death.

Zach Sobiech Leaves The World An Incredible Legacy

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 05.21.2013 | Teen

Zach Sobiech, the singer and songwriter behind viral YouTube hit "Clouds," passed away on Monday this week. The 18-year-old battled a rare kind of ...

How Social Media Helped Grant This Teen's Big Wish (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 05.12.2013 | Teen

Nineteen-year-old Marie Sowler, who has stage 4 leukemia, found out that her most recent attempt at a life-saving bone marrow transplant failed. Docto...

Celebs Come Together In Touching Tribute To Sick Teen (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 05.10.2013 | Teen

With only months to live, teen cancer patient Zach Sobiech wrote a song called “Clouds” as a good-bye letter for his friends and family and upload...

Watch This Teen Guitarist TEAR IT UP!

Posted 04.30.2013 | Teen

For a 13-year-old who has been playing the guitar for only four years, Justin Weed shreds like a pro. Earlier in April, the middle schooler came ou...

Teen Musician With Cancer's Incredible Accomplishment (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Krystie Yandoli | Posted 02.07.2013 | Teen

When 17-year-old Zach Sobiech -- a high school student diagnosed with a terminal form of cancer -- wrote a song to say good-bye to his friends and fam...

5 World Cancer Day Stories That Will Make You Laugh And Cry

Posted 02.04.2013 | Impact

Talia Joy Castellano, a 13-year-old and battling two aggressive forms of cancer, was named the "honorary face" of Cover Girl after her makeup tutorial...

The Incredible Way This Teen Said Goodbye (VIDEO)

Posted 12.18.2012 | Teen

After 17-year-old Zach Sobiech was diagnosed with osteosarcoma -- a cancerous bone tumor that most commonly develops in children -- he learned that he...