Talia Castellano, the World's Most Inspiring CoverGirl, Dies of Cancer at 13 | Adweek Talia Castellano, the World's Most Inspiring CoverGirl, Dies of Cancer at 13 | Adweek
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Talia Castellano, the World's Most Inspiring CoverGirl, Dies of Cancer at 13 760,000 YouTube fans among those in mourning

Talia Castellano, the 13-year-old honorary CoverGirl who inspired and entertained hundreds of thousands with her fighting spirit and her YouTube makeup tutorials, died Tuesday at age 13. "It is with a heavy heart that we share with all of you that Talia has earned her wings at 11:22am," reads a post on the Angels for Talia Facebook page. "Please lift her beautiful soul, her beautiful light to heaven and please send your love and prayers to her family during this most difficult time. God speed little one, may you be free from pain and suffering, may your soul feel the light and love that you brought to so many of us on this Earth during the short time you were her with us. We will miss you more than you will ever know baby girl." Talia's dream was to meet Ellen DeGeneres, which she did last September—and where CoverGirl surprised her by unveiling the poster above. Her last post on YouTube, where she had 760,000 subscribers, was posted a month ago. See it below.

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