Zach was solely a young person in Lakeland, Minn., when he was recognized with osteosarcoma at solely 14. Over the following few years, he would undergo numerous rounds of chemotherapy and different therapies in an effort to attempt to deal with his most cancers.
Whereas he was going by way of remedy, Zach discovered his love for making music. Over time he would use music as an outlet whereas he continued remedy.
Sadly, Zach’s many therapies had been to no avail, and in Could 2012, he was informed that his most cancers had change into terminal, giving him an estimated 12 months left to reside.
So, confronted with the robust determination, he determined to say goodbye in the easiest way he knew how: by way of music.
Throughout the period of his remedy, Zach shaped a band with a few of his finest mates, together with Sammy Brown and Reed Redmond. Collectively, they shaped a band referred to as A Agency Handshake.
In December 2012, Zach launched “Clouds,” by which he talked about his expertise going by way of the most cancers therapies.
“His response is to embrace day by day with hope and pleasure,” the unique “Clouds” music video writes of his response to his terminal prognosis.