British teenage cancer sufferer Stephen Sutton dies after raising millions for charity


A British teenage cancer sufferer who raised more than £3 million ($5.3 million) for charity after his fund-raising campaign went viral on social media has died, leading to an extraordinary outpouring of grief online.

British Prime Minister David Cameron and comedian Ricky Gervais were among those leading tributes to 19-year-old Stephen Sutton, who died in his sleep in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

Mr Sutton was first diagnosed with bowel cancer four years ago, but it was his remarkable positivity in the face of adversity that catapulted him into the national spotlight in Britain.

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:frowning: What a remarkable young man who made the most out of life. I hope his loved ones find peace and that his commitment to helping others is carried on.


He was a “prince” in his fight with cancer,
a brave young man who raised money for
a good cause.

Hail Mary, full of grace,
blessed are you among women,
blessed is the fruit of your womb, Jesus.
Holy Mary, Mother of God,
pray for us sinners now and at the hour of our

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