Teen's YouTube Videos Go Viral After His Death


Thursday, December 29th 2011, 3:39 pm
By: News 9


Millions of YouTube Viewers are watching the videos made by a teen from Austin, Texas, in the year before his death from a heart condition.

Ben Breedlove died on Christmas Day. Before the 18 year old's death, he was gaining a following on YouTube. Through his videos, he shared his personal struggle with the life-threatening heart condition and how it affected his life.

In his last video uploaded just before Christmas, Ben doesn't speak. He holds up small cards sharing his story. He talks about the times he cheated death, and how his experiences led him to believe in God.

Ben died on December 25. His funeral was held December 29.