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A Letter To My Hero

Dear Zach, As Justin said, “it’s not because you’re dying, it’s because of how you’re living.” In your 18 years on this Earth, you absolutely succeeded at life. You found a way to be truly human, both spiritual and physical at the same time. You understood that Love trumps all, and that our mission in life, which many of us spend hours, days, and even years searching for, is actually quite simple: help others to be happy. You discovered it; you achieved it. What a tremendous accomplishment! I am in awe of your humanity. I am in awe of your beautiful heart. I am in awe of your amazing soul. I am in awe of your tremendous courage to fight through it all with a huge smile on your face, even in moments of tears. I am in awe of your ability to live on in the lives of those around you, even after death. But more importantly, I am in awe of how you have touched me and so many others without ever physically …