£2 Million Has Now Been Raised By This Inspirational Teenager Dying Of Cancer

Stephen Sutton's campaign has been backed by numerous celebrities.

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Over £2 million has now been raised for charity by a 19-year-old with terminal cancer after a host of celebrities supported his campaign.

Via Facebook: StephensStory

Stephen Sutton was diagnosed with bowel cancer at the age of 15 and told two years later it was terminal.

After posting a "final thumbs up" message on Facebook on Tuesday evening, donations have flooded in to the "Stephen's Story" JustGiving page.

Following his diagnosis, Sutton drew up a bucket list of 46 tasks he wanted to complete before his death, including raising money for Teenage Cancer Trust.

He set an original target of £10,000, but soon surged past that total after his campaign began trending heavily on Twitter and Facebook.

The surge has been sparked by numerous celebrities tweeting their support for Sutton, led by comedian Jason Manford.

Let's not stop now! That 2 million make is in easy reach! Stephen gave us his 'sat thumbs up' lets give him one back

JasonManford@JasonManford

Let's not stop now! That 2 million make is in easy reach! Stephen gave us his 'sat thumbs up' lets give him one back

02:58 PM - 23 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Actors, former Olympians and other comedians have all shown their support.

The 1 & only Mr Steve Coogan & his #thumbsupforstephen For the legendary @_StephensStory https://t.co/guWz2xt3qh RT

JasonManford@JasonManford

The 1 & only Mr Steve Coogan & his #thumbsupforstephen
For the legendary @_StephensStory https://t.co/guWz2xt3qh RT

10:33 AM - 24 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Hey help this brave lad please - he's making the world better! #ThumbsUpForStephen

Russell Brand@rustyrockets

Hey help this brave lad please - he's making the world better! #ThumbsUpForStephen

10:22 PM - 23 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Help this remarkable young man reach an amazing ਲM for the Teenage Cancer Trust. #ThumbsUpForStephen

Simon Pegg@simonpegg

Help this remarkable young man reach an amazing ਲM for the Teenage Cancer Trust. #ThumbsUpForStephen

10:16 PM - 23 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

What an incredibly brave man. Please donate! @_StephensStory #ThumbsUpForStephen

Rebecca Adlington@BeckAdlington

What an incredibly brave man. Please donate! @_StephensStory #ThumbsUpForStephen

09:06 PM - 23 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Txt STEPHEN to 70500 to donate ਵ to teenage cancer. #ThumbsUpForStephen @JasonManford @_StephensStory

Chris Hoy@chrishoy

Txt STEPHEN to 70500 to donate ਵ to teenage cancer. #ThumbsUpForStephen @JasonManford @_StephensStory

10:36 PM - 23 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

I apologise the right twitter name for this brave you man is @_StephensStory. Thanks

John Bishop@JohnBishop100

I apologise the right twitter name for this brave you man is @_StephensStory. Thanks

11:29 PM - 23 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Only James bloody Nesbitt! #ThumbsupforStephen https://t.co/guWz2xt3qh

JasonManford@JasonManford

Only James bloody Nesbitt!

#ThumbsupforStephen

https://t.co/guWz2xt3qh

11:44 PM - 23 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Look Paul Whitehouse has a message for you for @_StephensStory. #ThumbsupforStephen

JasonManford@JasonManford

Look Paul Whitehouse has a message for you for @_StephensStory.

#ThumbsupforStephen

11:29 PM - 23 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Let's do this guys! @_StephensStory

#ThumbsUpForStephen folks! Text 70500 to donate a fiver for @TeenageCancer

Al Murray@almurray

#ThumbsUpForStephen folks! Text 70500 to donate a fiver for @TeenageCancer

09:47 AM - 24 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

hey twitter family please support @_stephensstory text 70500 to donate a fiver or http://t.co/KLbmGhXguq

Helen Skelton-Myler@HelenSkelton

hey twitter family please support @_stephensstory text 70500 to donate a fiver or http://t.co/KLbmGhXguq

09:40 PM - 23 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Thumbs up from me! Help @_StephensStory raise money for @TeenageCancer

Bill Bailey@BillBailey

Thumbs up from me!
Help @_StephensStory raise money for @TeenageCancer

12:36 AM - 24 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

It was that he [Sutton] had such joy for life, he wasn't bitter about leaving the party earlier, he was just happy that he was ever invited at all.Personally, I'm angry that I might die at 90, that annoys me now. He's 19, which is no age at all, there's so many things he hasn't been able to do.There was something he said on his Facebook page and website when he said: 'Life shouldn't be measured in time, it should be measured in achievements accomplished' and I thought : 'This guy is 19, like he really got to me'."

On Thursdsay, Sutton was continuing to post messages on his Facebook and Twitter accounts.

Facebook: StephensStory

Hi everyone, it's Stephen here- still here and still fighting!!! Throughout the whole journey I've been realistic... http://t.co/s6F2wzmv7k

Stephen's Story@_StephensStory

Hi everyone, it's Stephen here- still here and still fighting!!! Throughout the whole journey I've been realistic... http://t.co/s6F2wzmv7k

11:38 AM - 24 Apr 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Click here to visit the 19-year-old’s website and read more about his story.

You can donate to his JustGiving page here.