Time is Running Out: This 16-year-old Is Planning Her Funeral Service


The brain tumor of 16-year-old Grace Mertens is out of control and she has little time left. Now the young “The Voice” star is planning his funeral service.
At the age of 13, Grace Mertens delighted the jury and TV viewers at the casting show ” The Voice Kids ” in 2017 – she even made it into the “Sing-Offs”. Even then, she was burdened with the terrible diagnosis of a brain tumor. Now there is very sad news: the doctors are giving Grace little time, the tumor is out of control.

Grace Mertens is planning a video for her funeral service
Four days ago, the woman from Hamburg wrote on Instagram: “We made a few plans for my funeral and we thought it would be great to create a video compilation in which friends and family share memories of me during the funeral service.” Words that shake you deeply, but at the same time show how brave the 16-year-old Grace is.

 

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“A celebration of my short life”: “The Voice Kids” star Grace Mertens on her funeral

Time is of the essence, doctors are only giving Grace a few days. Hence the call to send the clips as soon as possible so that the 16-year-old still has time to enjoy them. Care should also be taken to ensure that happy and funny memories are the main focus. “That could be the stories of how we met, your first impression of me, or just something funny or silly that we did together once,” Grace continued in the Instagram post. For the terminally ill teenager, it is clear: “The funeral service should be a celebration of my short life.”

 

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Sad certainty: the doctors can no longer stop the tumor

A few days before the call, Grace, already blind from the tumor, posted the shocking news: “My tumor is out of control and there is nothing my doctors can do to stop it. I wish I had to Don’t tell you guys that and I wish it wasn’t true. ” Last November, Grace celebrated her 16th birthday. Whether she will be 17th is in the stars.

 

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