Terminal Cancer Patient, 12, Inspires
with Viral Makeup Tutorials
Talia Castellano tells 100,000 YouTube subscribers
her cancer has spread

Rachel Elbaum

A 12-year-old girl with cancer, who has captivated the Internet with her makeup tutorials over the past year, announced that her cancer has spread to her bone marrow.



Talia Castellano started her YouTube video channel, “Make-up is my wig,” about a year ago and quickly gained a following of more than 100,000 people. She appears in her videos bald, and goes through how to apply different styles of eye shadow and shows off finds from shopping expeditions... Read more 

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