Remember Zach Sobiech...by Brian McDermott on 05/20/15
Zach Sobiech died two years ago today. I'm holding onto the lessons his story left with me.
Here's what I wrote and the videos I shared in 2013... (Email Subscribers Watch Here)
This is a powerful 22-minute documentary about "a kid who went down fighting and didn't really lose." It's heart breaking to know the 17-year old star, Zach Sobiech, died today (May 20, 2013) , but he lived his short life so well that his story is going to live and inspire a long time. It has and it will change lives. Maybe yours.
In February (2013), I posted a Blog item about Zach under the headline: If I Only Had a Little More Time... Inspired by the song, Clouds, which he had written, performed and posted on YouTube, I asked, "If you only had a little more time, what would you do? What would you change?" Zach, a high-school senior in Stillwater, MN, had osteosarcoma cancer and was told it would take his life by this month. He was about out of time.
He made the choice to embrace every day with hope and joy. And in this documentary from director, Justin Baldoni, he puts it pretty straight: "You don't have to find out you are dying to start living."
Watch... and please share.
And this is the original music video:
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