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People Are Sharing The Hard Times They Got Through Because Of Chester Bennington And Linkin Park

"Chester Bennington's voice was the only thing that got me through my worst times. It got me through from being a wrist slasher to a believer."

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The musician, age 41, was mourned for across the globe.

Shocked and heartbroken, but it's true. An official statement will come out as soon as we have one.

"I tried so hard And got so far But in the end It doesn't even matter I had to fall To lose it all But in the end.." #RIPChesterBennington

So sorry to hear the news about Chester Bennington. Sending so much luv, strength & light to his family, kids & @linkinpark ohana.

And a lot of people are sharing how important Chester and Linkin Park were to their childhood.

Grew up listening to #LinkinPark, and their honest lyrics. You did matter, to an entire generation.… https://t.co/HyfA7bvxER

They thinking about all the hardships the band got them through.

Songs like "Leave Out All the Rest" and "Shadow of the Day" got me through tough times. Rest in peace Chester, you'll be in heart forever.

"A Thousand Suns" got me through a horribly dark time. I'm indebted. #RIP_Chester_Bennington #linkinpark 😢

From educational pressures...

I don't really think they wrote Numb keeping Indian kids being forced to take JEE exams in mind but that sure as hell didn't stop it helping

To high school problems...

The song "Numb" got me through so much in high school. Thank you, Chester. Hope the stars welcome you home with so much love tonight.

To their own depression...

Chester Bennington's voice was the only thing that got me through my worst times. It got me through from being a wrist slasher to a believer

"A Thousand Suns" got me through a horribly dark time. I'm indebted. Thank you and RIP Chester Bennington, wish you were here

Across the globe, thousands of people are thanking Chester for being there for them in their times of need.

I'm broken up over Chester Bennington's death. Linkin Park got me through my 1st round of depression and I will be forever greatful for that

The man whose music got me, & everyone else in my generation through the toughest times. Thank you for being there, Chester Bennington. #RIP

My hands are shaking too much to thread this out. Chester Bennington. For you.

Andre Borges is a social news reporter for BuzzFeed and is based in Mumbai.

Contact Andre Borges at andre.borges@buzzfeed.com.

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