- Teen serenaded by Florence & The Machine dies of cancer months after their duet
- Florence Welch surprises teen battling cancer for emotional duet with classmates
Teen serenaded by Florence & The Machine dies of cancer months after their duet
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Karinya Chen, 15, finally lost her five year battle with terminal bone cancer in Austin, Texas. The brave teen touched hearts around the world when Florence joined her for a pitch-perfect rendition of the British Grammy-winning band's hits from her hospital bed. Karinya had bought tickets to see the group - but her condition deteriorated and she was unable to go to the gig. Kind hearted Florence dropped everything to being the show to the stricken youngster's bedside in May. A video of the emotional performance was posted on YouTube and gathered millions of views in just a few minutes. She added: 'Florence is not only an awesome artist but an even more amazing human being! She made my sweet pear so happy today.
There's nothing to do here All just lie and complain In bed at the hospital Coming and going Asleep and awake In bed at the hospital. I've got one friend Laying across from me I did not choose him He did not choose me We have no chance Of recovering Laying in hospitals Joy and misery Joy and misery Joy and misery. Bring your buckets by the dozen Bring your nieces and your cousins Oh, put out the fire on us. I've got one friend Laying across from me I did not choose him He did not choose me We have no chance Of recovering Laying in hospitals Joy and misery Joy and misery And joy and joy and joy and joy and joy and joy and misery. Compartilhar no Facebook Compartilhar no Twitter.
Karinya Chen, 15, repeatedly asked doctors and nurses at Hospice Austin's Christopher House if she could go, despite her grim prognosis. In a Facebook post Saturday, a nurse on staff explained just how heartbreaking it was to tell Karinya she wouldn't be able to attend. We tried to entertain the idea and it felt so scary and overwhelming for the medical staff and her mother that finally I said no, and my heart broke again," the nurse, Christie Kremer, wrote. Billionaire Sean Parker launches initiative. However, Karinya ended up getting a show of her own after missing Thursday night's performance when Florence Welch and guitarist Rob Ackroyd stopped by Hospice Austin to play a few tunes.
Madeline Hoskin May 23, All the emotions! All the tears! This beautiful encounter made a year-old girl forget about her illness for a few precious minutes. Catherine Chen, the girl's mother, captured the precious moment and later shared a video on Instagram. She brought so much joy to all of us today. What a Blessing!!
Florence Welch surprises teen battling cancer for emotional duet with classmates
In a heartwarming piece of news, Florence and the Machine made one young fan's day by playing a surprise private concert especially for them. Watch below.