Christina Grimmie; A Star Snuffed Out

There has been so much death and destruction lately that i have gone to bed a few times this week just weak.

I just wanted to do a little post about Christina Grimmie, who we first discovered on 'The Voice'. She died at 22 of gunshot wounds after she was attacked by a gunman a few days ago on June 11, 2016. She had just finished performing at a show in Orlando, Florida. Her death has been largely overshadowed by the gruesome massacre at a gay nightclub in the same area on Sunday, the 12th of June, 2016 but the senselessness of these deaths weaken me.

Christina Victoria Grimmie was only 22, but was already famous as a beautiful singer. Her father noticed her talent for singing when she was six years old, and she started playing the piano at age ten. Despite having received piano lessons, she said she played by ear, without music sheets. Grimmie began posting videos to her YouTube channel in 2009, at age 15. The first video she uploaded was a cover of Hannah Montana's "Don't Wanna Be Torn". Her cover of Miley Cyrus's "Party in the U.S.A." in August 2009, made her extremely popular on Youtube. In 2016 the 22 year old became the fourth most subscribed musician on Youtube, with two million subscribers and 375 million views. She opened stages for the Selena Gomez, the Jonas Brothers, Ed Sheeran and appeared on The Ellen Degeneres Show.

Grimmie was shot three times by 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl of St. Petersburg, Florida, while she signed autographs following her performance.
Praying with her friends and family

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