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Shocking! Popular Technoblade, YouTuber and Minecraft streamer dies at 23 due to cancer

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Shocking! Popular Technoblade, YouTuber and Minecraft streamer dies at 23 due to cancer

New Delhi: In August last year, popular Minecraft content creator and streamer Technoblade was diagnosed with cancer. After not uploading videos to his channel for a few months, the YouTuber announced in August that he had a tumor in his right shoulder and was undergoing chemotherapy. However, after battling the disease for almost 10 months, Technoblade passed away at the young age of 23.

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Technoblade’s father announced his passing via a YouTube video titled “So Long Nerds”. The video was uploaded earlier today and has garnered nearly seven million views so far. In the video, Technoblade’s father reads an emotional letter written in the same style, i.e., as a voice-over on the game’s clip, just like the YouTuber used to. In the letter, the YouTuber talks about how he wants to have one last chat with his audience and how his real name is Alex, not Dave.

TechnoBlade expressed its gratitude to all its members, subscribers of the channel and those who bought its merchandise. His father explained how Technoblade asked his followers to shoot a final video, but could not. Even after being diagnosed with cancer, the YouTuber posted six videos in the past 10 months, revealing how much he loved making videos and playing Minecraft games. Technoblade currently has over 10 million subscribers on its YouTube channel.

Fans pay tribute on Twitter
Technoblade’s demise has left millions of people in despair. Fans from around the world are expressing their emotions on Twitter, which has more than 90K RIP Technoblade tweets. In this difficult time, people have extended their tribute to Technoblade and wished his family strength in this tough time. Although the YouTuber created fun videos playing Minecraft, he has surely left an impact on many lives.

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