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Before his death at 16 last summer, Killian Mansfield realized his dream of completing his debut album.
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February 2, 2010 A ukulele's plucky strum kicks off a buoyant new version of the 1926 classic "Blue Skies." The musician is Killian Mansfield, whose innate optimism didn't fade when he began fighting cancer at age 11. Five years later, he died of the disease, but the gifted string musician lived long enough to fulfill a dream: recording a CD whose proceeds would benefit the integrative therapies he embraced.
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