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    Ed Sheeran Serenades Teenage Fan Moments Before Her Death

    Ed Sheeran, Triona Priestley Steve Granitz/WireImage; Triona Priestley

    Ed Sheeran helped make a dying girl's wish come true.

    On Sunday, the singer called 15-year-old Triona Priestley, who had been battling cystic fibrosis, and serenaded the Dublin teen with his song "Little Bird" just minutes before she passed away.

    Sheeran contacted Priestley after a #SongForTri Twitter campaign started last week with the hope of getting in touch with the artist about possibly reaching out to Priestley.

    Ireland's Independent later became involved with the campaign and, soon after, arrangements were made through Sheeran's manager.

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    Following Priestley's death, her brother Colm told the Independent, "Myself and my family would like to thank Ed Sheeran and everyone who started and supported the #SongForTri campaign. What they gave us and her was a beautiful last moment together. Triona slipped into a sleep as Ed was singing to her and passed away shortly afterwards. So Ed Sheeran sang her to sleep."

    He added, "We are all so proud of Triona and how she fought cystic fibrosis. Everyone loved Triona so much and she knew that."

    After learning of her passing, Sheeran took to Twitter and wrote, "Rest in peace Triona, so heartbreaking x."

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