Ebony was suffering from stage four cancer, and had been spending her senior year at the MD Anderson Cancer Center. Her friends started the social media campaign #EBOBMEETSMEYONCE, and it worked. Beyonce called her, and it was recorded on video.
Alief Independent School District spokeswoman Kimberly Smith confirmed that Ebony passed away this weekend, THR reports. A vigil was held on Sunday (March 26), and the students at the vigil celebrated Ebony‘s life with Beyonce‘s “Halo” playing in the background. Watch below…
— Alief ISD (@AliefISD) March 27, 2017
Our thoughts are with Ebony’s loved ones.