The new Disney+ movie ‘Clouds’ tells Zach Sobiech’s unimaginable true story. Zach misplaced his battle to most cancers, however his legacy lives on. Listed below are 5 key issues to find out about Zach.

Clouds is the attractive and highly effective true story of Zach Sobiech, a teenage singer-songwriter who battled osteosarcoma, a type of bone most cancers. Justin Baldoni directs the Disney+ movie, out Oct. 16, that’s primarily based on Zach’s mother Laura Sobiech’s memoir, Fly A Little Greater. Fin Argus stars as Zach within the movie, together with Neve Campbell as Laura Sobiech,
Sabrina Carpenter as Sammy Brown, Madison Iseman as Amy Adamle, and extra. MeSlop has 5 details to find out about Zach and his superb story.

1. Zach was identified with osteosarcoma at 14 years previous. After his analysis in 2009, he started chemotherapy. In June 2012, docs found that Zach’s most cancers had unfold to his lungs and pelvis. Docs advised Zach he had 6 months to a yr to dwell.

Fin Argus as Zach Sobiech and Sabrina Carpenter as Sammy. (Disney+)

2. His tune “Clouds” is about his battle with most cancers. The tune was performed on the radio in Dec. 2012. He additionally launched it as a YouTube video and it went viral. “Clouds” was Zach’s solely single as a solo artist. After Zach’s loss of life, “Clouds” reached #1 on iTunes.

3. He died in 2013. He handed away with household and pals by his facet in Might 2013. Zach was simply 18 years previous. The Zach Sobiech Osteosarcoma fund was created in his identify. Donations to the fund go to analysis for higher remedies for osteosarcoma. The present whole raised is over $2 million.

Fin Argus and Madison Iseman in ‘Clouds.’ (Disney+)

4. Zach was a member of a band. The band, A Agency Handshake, consisted of Zach and his pals, Sammy and Reed Redmond. Their first EP, Repair Me Up, was launched in 2013.

5. He fell in love the yr earlier than his loss of life. Zach and Amy Adamle met throughout their junior yr of highschool. They began relationship by the tip of the yr, and that’s when Zach discovered he was terminally sick. “Our senior yr was the final of so many issues, however it was amplified with Zach,” Amy advised ChildrensCancer.org. “This was our final highschool soccer season, however it’s additionally the final soccer season Zach will ever get to see. He taught me lots about the right way to go deeper in relationships, as a result of quite a lot of instances highschool relationships will be sort of surface-level, however if you’re within the state of affairs we had been in, you want individuals round you who can deal with it when issues get actually robust.”