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Ed Sheeran Reportedly Sang to Dying Teen Moments Before She Died

Owen Sweeney / Invision / AP In this Sept. 18, 2013 file photo, English singer songwriter Ed Sheeran performs in concert at the Carpenter Center at the University of Delaware in Newark, Del.

The song was "Little Bird"

Ed Sheeran reportedly helped make a dying girl’s dream come true, just moments before she passed away.

Spurred by a Twitter campaign called #SongForTri, the musician called Triona Priestley, a 15-year-old teen in Dublin, Ireland who suffered from cystic fibrosis, and sang “Little Bird” to her before she drifted off into a deep sleep, The Los Angeles Times reports via Ireland’s Independent.ie and British news outlets.

According to The Daily Mail, a friend of the teen named Lucy Hanlon posted to Facebook that Sheeran’s manager got in touch with her to arrange the call, and the teen’s brother Colm confirmed to Independent.ie that she passed away shortly after she was serenaded.

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