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Sup Travellers?! Olivia Wise showed the world that she has the eye of the tiger by roaring in front of as much as 1.6 million people before her death. 16 year old Wise suffered from terminal brain cancer and died in November because of it.

When she was alive and found out that she had exhausted all her treatment options, she decided to go into a studio in Toronto and cover Katy Perry's song, Roar. The video blew up on YouTube and moved thousands of people including Katy Perry herself.

In a video response, Perry tells Wise: "I love you. A lot of people love you and that's why your video got to me. It moved everybody that saw it."

Wise "died peacefully in her home surrounded by the extraordinary love of her family," the family tells CNN in a statement. "In many ways, Olivia has lived a shortened, but full life ... Her diagnosis didn't change her personality. It only enhanced it." The statement adds: "Even in the most difficult moments, she managed to bring laughter and friendship to all that were caring for her." A fund in Wise's name has raised more than $132,000 for brain tumor research and kids living with such tumors.

These are the kind of bittersweet stories that could just make your day. It's sad that she died but at least she died with a loud roar. Her death caused $132,000 to be raised thus far for brain tumor research so her death was surely not in vain. Maybe it can ultimately save thousands if not millions of people in the future. You never know. RIP Olivia Wise. My name is Trinikid and you've just been informed.