Words cannot express the uplifting and inspirational basis behind this story.
Zach Sobiech was 17-years-old when he was diagnosed with osteosarcoma, a rare form of bone cancer. Given just a few months to live, Zach bravely chose life over death, embracing all that the world has to offer.
His story is incredibly inspiring and unlike any I have ever heard. It follows Zach’s journey during his final days.
At the end of the video featured below, you will be left with a feeling of empowerment and determination to live life to the fullest. This was Zach’s gift to us.
During his final months, Zach wrote a song, “Clouds”, which has since been embraced by numerous celebrities, garnering millions of hits.
For American Idol fans, you will see a familiar face at the 2:52 mark in the top left hand corner – Season 7 winner, Phillip Phillips. Very sweet.
And the powerful words of gratitude spoken at the end is none other than Jason Mraz. Beautiful.
There are two videos accompanying this article: the first is a 22-minute documentary on Zach’s final days, produced by Justin Baldoni. The second, is a video of Zach’s song, “Clouds”.
Take a breather from your day and watch both – your life will be forever changed for the better.
R.I.P. Zach and our sincerest condolences and prayers are sent to his family and his girlfriend.