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Sad! Terminally Ill Eminem Fan Dies After Dream Visit From Rapper

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This is just so sad.

Gage Garmo, the terminally ill teen whose dream was to meet Eminem, lost his battle with cancer one day after his dream came true.

On Sunday, Eminem visited the 17-year-old in his Michigan home, where they chatted about Gage's two loves: hip-hop and football. Their meeting was arranged via The Rainbow Connection, a charity which grants terminally ill children their wishes.

On Monday, Gage passed away from Osteoarcoma, an aggressive bone cancer.

[ Related: Eminem Secretly Visits Terminally Ill Fan ]

Rainbow Connection's Ingrid Todt said Gage's spirits were raised when the rapper arrived:

"Gage sat up with a grin on his face. His family hadn't seen their son do that in such a long time."

Before his death, Gage also met with members of the Detroit Lions, his favorite NFL team, including Eric Ebron and Reggie Bush.

Our thanks to Eminem for his act of kindness, and our condolences to Gage's family and friends.

[Image via Twitter / WENN.]

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5 comments to “Sad! Terminally Ill Eminem Fan Dies After Dream Visit From Rapper”

  1. 1

    I am so very sorry to read about this, sounds like he was maybe holding out until Eminem could visit. Thank you Eminem and condolences to his family. So young!

  2. 2

    This is the soft side if Eminem. Great job. You really make this kid's dream come true. Bless you. I have also read an article like this here Try to check it guys.

  3. CkMarti says – reply to this


    So sad that this young man lost his battle with cancer, but so happy he got his wish! Prayers for his family and friends and kudos to Eminem for being so compassionate and caring about his fans. #StandupGuy

  4. 4

    omg another reason we should all appreciate each day given to us GOD BLESS AMERICAAAA

  5. raven Flower says – reply to this


    yeah he is very good Man with heart of gold and he always cared about his fans and such and his Music that's art baby its really cool he did that for his dying fan I guess I was wrong about him he is a good man just Making a living