Canadia rock group, The Tragically Hip, have had a long, successful career, which includes 14 Juno Awards, a star on the Canadian Walk of Fame, and an induction into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. They are currently on a final tour across Canada, with tickets being close to impossible to find.
In May 2016, it was announced that long-time band member, Gord Downie, had been diagnosed with brain cancer. He had already underwent surgery, but because of the location of the tumor and the aggressive nature of glioblastoma, his condition was deemed terminal. Doctors at Toronto's Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre said Downie was responding favorably to radiation and chemotherapy, but there was still no way to beat it. Downie has received an outcry of support from fans, and has even inspired the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research at Sunnybrook.
Before the first of three shows in Toronto, the Sunnybrook staff got together to perform The Tragically Hip's hit song, "Courage." Take a look. It's a touching show of support and thanks, and will most definitely give you goosebumps.
If you would like to donate to the Gord Downie Fund for Brain Cancer Research, you can do so here.