Social media Influencer Elena Huelva dies from bone cancer aged 20
After saying goodbye to her followers, Elena Huelva, a Spanish social media influencer lost her battle against cancer.
The Seville 20-year-old, who had almost one million Instagram followers, suffered from Ewing Sarcoma all her teenage years.
Elena was diagnosed in 2016 with a rare form of bone cancer that mainly affects young people.
She posted a sad post on Tuesday, January 3rd in which she stated that her condition was worsening and thanked her followers.
She said: ‘My life has not been in vain.’
The cancer sufferer held back the tears as she explained that ‘things are not going well.’
Lying in a hospital bed with tubes attached to her airways, the influencer said: ‘They found more disease in my windpipe, which is very dangerous, as you know because that’s where we breathe.
‘I don’t need to say much more. I want to make it clear that I’ve already won.’
She spoke about wanting to make cancer a more visible issue, adding: ‘I know that my life was not in vain, because I fought and got what I wanted.’