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Inspirational YouTube star Talia Joy Castellano, 13, dies of cancer

Published on Jul 17, 2013 5:02 PM

Talia Joy Castellano, an American cancer patient who inspired millions of people by becoming a YouTube star and honorary CoverGirl, has died. She was 13.

The teenager succumbed to a six-year battle with cancer on July 16 in Arnold Palmer Hospital in Orlando, Florida.

"It is with a heavy heart that we share with all of you that Talia earned her wings at 11.22am," a message on her official Facebook page, Angels For Talia, read.

The bubbly girl from Goldenrod, Florida became a YouTube sensation after she charmed and inspired netizens with her make-up tutorials and touching videos.

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