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Chris Cornell remembered with charity & Linkin Park Singer Dead

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Chris Cornell was remembered today, on what would have been his 53rd birthday, by something he was passionate about - helping kids. The Chris and Vicky Cornell Foundation announced that they have partnered with Seattle nonprofit Childhaven to create a music therapy program in Chris's memory. The program will help trauma-affected children. Vicky Cornell said, "Chris and I always shared a stron belief in the healing and inspiring power of music. And through Childhaven's establishment of this program, we are able to keep teh promise for Chris by continuing to protect the world's most vulnerable children."

 

Linkin Park Frontman, Chester Bennington, was found dead in his home this morning by an apparent suicide by hanging. Benninhton died on what would have been Chris Cornell's 53rd birthday. He was close friends with Cornell, and even sang at his funeral. Chester Bennington was 41, and is survived by six children and his wife, Talinda. 

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