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This article was published on November 21, 2013

Watch Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor Facetime a terminally ill fan in the middle of a gig

Watch Nine Inch Nails’ Trent Reznor Facetime a terminally ill fan in the middle of a gig
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Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on T Jon Russell was Asia Editor for The Next Web from 2011 to 2014. Originally from the UK, he lives in Bangkok, Thailand. You can find him on Twitter, Angel List, LinkedIn.

Modern technology enables us to do incredible things — witness Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor pausing a gig to make a Facetime call to a terminally ill fan.

Loudwire notes that the fan is photojournalist Andrew Youssef, a long-time NiN fan, was diagnosed with stage-4 colon cancer in 2011. Youssef’s regular coverage of live music events and column for OC Weekly caught the eye of Reznor, and the pair kicked off a friendship that seen them take lunch together.

➤ Trent Reznor Facetimes a terminally ill fan during a Nine Inch Nails show [Loudwire] | Hat tip @viticci

Thumbnail image via Dmitry K / Flickr