So sad — a young One Direction super-fan, Caroline Richards, has lost her battle with cancer. The power of Directioners is massive — within minutes of the news breaking, #RIPCaroline was trending on Twitter world-wide. See their many sweet messages below.
Caroline Richards, a huge One Direction fan, died after battling cancer for a year. Saddened by the news, Directioners flooded the internet with condolences for her — so heartbreaking.
One Direction Fan Caroline Died — So Sad
On Jan. 9, Caroline lose her battle with Osteosarcoma. She was diagnosed with the aggressive bone cancer in January 2014.
The brave young woman had to go through three separate operations and countless sessions of chemotherapy. Her father, Mark, spoke out before her passing saying, “She’s stronger than me at times. She’s battled through a lot, she’s gone through a journey that I don’t think most people could.”
Five months ago, Caroline’s wish was granted when she met her idols, One Direction. She posted the above picture with the boys to her Instagram and another with Harry Styles — her caption: “Best night of my life❤️”
Directioners Come Together On Twitter To Mourn The Loss Of Caroline
Why do bad things happen to good people? Caroline, you will forever be in my heart! 👼❤️ #RIPCaroline
— zach (@theKarNashians) January 9, 2015
she never ever gave up and she always smiled no matter what, she will always be in our hearts. sleep tight angel, RIP 💖👼 #RIPCaroline
— rabab loves niall ୨୧ (@Ioverboynjh) January 9, 2015
#RIPCaroline my prayers are with her friends and family :( such a tragedy…
— canela (@canelatrigueros) January 9, 2015
— Shira Benozilio