- Lyric Chanel died aged 13 and had battled brain cancer for two years
- Her story moved people to tears over the years and she gathered over 600,000 followers on Instagram
- When she died, singer Beyoncé recorded a medley in her honour and posted it online
The world was shattered when Lyric Chanel, a 13-year-old beacon of hope, died after a two-year battle with brain cancer. The beautiful young girl had lost her sight, mobility and ability to speak by the time she passed away but her determination and will to live was always unmatched.
She inspired a lot of people and had people from every continent rooting for her.
Sadly, a day before Lyric’s death, her mum announced that the young girl only had days to live.
The next thing the world heard was the bright light went dim and Lyric went to be with the Lord.
Celebrities, fans from all over and high-profile people mourned the loss and regretted that such a kind soul had to live such a short life.
Beyoncé joined the world in mourning and created a wonderful tribute for the late 13-year-old.
The musician had photos of Lyric compiled in a video that had her songs playing in the background.
The medley was a cocktail of Brown Skin Girl, Love on Top and Halo.
Then towards the end, Queen Bee changed her lyrics a little bit and added the young girl’s name to the song.
“I love you with all my heart,” the mother of three said emotionally.
In earlier reports by Briefly.co.za, former US First Lady Michelle Obama is a woman who lives for women empowerment. The mother of two uplifts girls and women she comes across especially the trailblazers and pacesetters. The author, who also doubles as a filmmaker, came across the story of a teenage filmmaker named Kalia Love Jones.
Michelle was in awe of how despite being so young, the 14-year-old is still able to inspire people with her raw talent.
“I want to share the story of a talented young filmmaker who recently inspired me. Kalia Love Jones is a 14-year-old from Los Angeles with a passion for storytelling,” former US President Barack Obama’s wife penned in an Instagram tribute.
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