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"People" Features LDS Dad's Death, How His Faith and Message Inspired Thousands


"I could sit here and be depressed, but what good can come from that?" said Paul Moore, a 36-year-old father of two who learned he had over 40 tumors just last year. "I'm grateful for all that I've been blessed with. I feel love and support each and every day. Each and every day, I am humbled."

A Utah man who inspired thousands with his bravery and love for life after learning he had cancer throughout his body has died. 

Paul Moore, 36, who was profiled by PEOPLE last November and was the inspiration behind the Paul Moore Foundation to help other parents facing terminal diseases, died quietly at his home in Farmington on March 5, surrounded by family and with his wife, Joni, holding his hand. 

"My heart is heavy as the reality of this world without my little brother in it sinks in this morning," Joel Moore, 39, who is Paul's brother, tells PEOPLE. "I couldn't have asked for a better brother and friend. I'm glad there's been an end to his pain, but the void he leaves is painful." 

Lead image from People.
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