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Zach Sobiech’s Legacy

A life, and a song that continues to inspire millions.

05/30/2013

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Zach Sobiech’s ‘Clouds’ Debuts On Billboard Charts

First it was No. 1 on the iTunes top-selling singles chart. This week, a Stillwater High School student’s song has landed on the Billboard music charts at No. 7. Zach Sobiech died of bone cancer on May 20. He was 18 years old. But his music lives on.

05/29/2013

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Lemonade Stand Raises Funds For Boy With Neuroblastoma

The weather wasn’t quite sunny or warm enough to have people craving lemonade, but plenty of drivers did stop for a bright yellow stand in Chaska.

05/28/2013

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After Passing Away, Teen Lights Up Scoreboard Again

A St. Louis Park teenager who died after a battle with leukemia is being remembered in a very special way. Eighteen-year-old Derrick Keller was a stand-out high school baseball player and was offered a scholarship to Southwest Minnesota State University. But before he could go to college, he was diagnosed with leukemia and passed away last summe

05/23/2013

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MN Teen Whose Song Topped iTunes Chart Laid To Rest

A Stillwater High School student, whose song recently landed at the top of the list of the top-selling singles on iTunes, is being laid to rest Thursday. Zach Sobiech died of bone cancer on Monday. He was 18 years old.

05/23/2013

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MN Teen’s Hopeful Song Tops iTunes Chart Posthumously

The song written by a Twin Cities teenager who died of cancer earlier this week has landed at the top of the iTunes charts posthumously. Zach Sobiech died at age 18 on Monday. He had been diagnosed with osteosarcoma in 2009 when he was just 13.

05/22/2013

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MN Teen Whose Song Touched The World Dies Of Cancer

The Twin Cities teenager whose song he wrote after being diagnosed with a rare form of cancer garnered national attention has died. Zach Sobiech was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in 2009 when he was just 13.

05/20/2013

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Doctors Use New Tool For Faster Skin Cancer Diagnosis

May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. According to the Skin Cancer Foundation, one in five Americans will develop skin cancer in the course of a lifetime. It is the most common form of cancer in the United States, but there is good news.

05/20/2013

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30 Years Later, Child Fights Same Rare Cancer Dad Had

A big part of parenting is teaching children through lessons you learned as a kid, but for a Prinsburg man, it’s a battle with cancer that’s coming back around.

05/13/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 4-10!

Justin Bieber’s song gets classical treatment in this hilarious smack down!

04/10/2013

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John Williams Video Smack Down For 4-8!

A heart warming must see….Cancer patient becomes Football Star on the SMACK DOWN.

04/08/2013

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Minn. Woman’s ‘CancerGirl’ Cards Offer Solace With Humor

When you hear a friend or family member is diagnosed with cancer, it’s often said that the toughest part is knowing what to say. Now, one Brooklyn Center woman’s newest business venture is looking to help.

04/04/2013

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Woman Takes Her Dog To The Grave, Literally

Woman has her guide dog put down and buried with her. The family is now facing major backlash. Check out the story.

04/04/2013

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Governor’s Dog Slated For Surgery To Remove Tumor

Gov. Mark Dayton said over the weekend that his German Shepherd, Mesabi, was slated for surgery Monday to remove a tumor.

03/18/2013

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Good Question: Why Is Aspirin Such A Wonder Drug?

Heart disease, stroke, and now add melanoma to the list of aspirin’s potential health benefits. New research shows that the cheap white pill taken by millions of Americans to prevent heart problems may protect against the deadliest form of skin cancer.

03/11/2013

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