Olivia Wise Dies; Katy Perry Tweets Condolences to Teen Whose "Roar" Cover Went Viral

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Olivia Wise, a 16 year old teen whose cover of Katy Perry's "Roar" went viral overnight, lost her battle with a terminal brain tumor on November 25.

She died peacefully in her home. Her cousin Jeff Kassel says "she was surrounded by love."

News of Wise's death reached Katy Perry and the songstress sent her condolences in the following tweet:

Katy Perry Tweet

Kassel, who arranged the recording session as a gift to his cousin, helped the teen leave behind a legacy.

Her recording of "Roar" is being sold on iTunes with proceeds going to the Liv Wise Fund which helps kids with cancer and supports cancer research. The fund's original goal was $150,000 and now that they have surpassed that amount, they've raised their target amount to $250,000. 

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