Maroun Azzi has passed away after battle with bone marrow disease

Maroun Azzi, who is known for posting funny videos online, has passed away. Although he was entertaining people with his sense of humor, Maroun was battling a disease. According to


, the teenager suffered from aplastic anemia which is a deficiency of all types of blood cell caused by the failure of bone marrow development. Also, his immune system was weak. Our deepest condolences go out to his family and loved ones. May his soul rest in peace.

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