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    Posted on Nov 24, 2014

    Dying Teenager's Ed Sheeran Video Helps Raise Crucial Funds For Hospice

    Emmie Jade Bennett-Price, 14, was diagnosed with bone cancer in 2013.

    A teenage girl who died earlier this year from cancer has found fame online after her family uploaded a video of her miming to an Ed Sheeran song from her hospital bed.

    View this video on YouTube

    According to Sheffield's daily newspaper The Star, one of Emmie Jade Bennett-Price’s dying wishes was to become a YouTube star and to have her own channel.

    The 14-year-old, from Worksop, died in July after being diagnosed with bone cancer in 2013.

    It was discovered after she fractured her shoulder attempting a cartwheel at school.

    In September a YouTube channel was set up in her name.

    The description below the Ed Sheeran video declares:

    This is video is by my daughter Emmie whilst in hospital. She was diagnosed with bone cancer last year and sadly passed away a few months ago. This is typical Emmie, always upbeat and entertaining even when she felt soo ill.

    She always wanted a YouTube channel, so if you like this video and find it entertaining please give it a like and feel free to donate to Bluebell Wood hospice where she was treated and felt most comfortable when in pain or feeling down x thank you for watching xx

    The video of her miming along to Sheeran’s “Drunk” has so far been watched over 15,000 times and hundreds of pounds have been raised for the hospice in Sheffield.

    The Star quotes Emma Vizor, a fundraiser at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice, as saying: “Emmie was such a beautiful, fun loving young lady and this video really shows her sense of humour.

    “It’s great that so many people have watched it already and have donated to the hospice, but as well as raising money for us it also raises awareness of the work carried out at Bluebell Wood and all donations will go to help other families like Emmie’s who need our support.”

    Click here to find out more about the fundraising page dedicated to Emmie.

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