Ariana Grande Posts Tribute to The Youngest Victim Of The Manchester Bombing

Tuesday would have been her 9th birthday. Her mom woke up from a coma and knew that her daughter was dead without having to be told.

By Gina Tron

Ariana Grande posted a tribute to the youngest victim of the May 22 Manchester suicide bombing at one of her concerts. Tuesday would have been Saffie Roussos’ ninth birthday.

“Saffie, we’re [thinking] of you baby,” Grande wrote Wednesday night on Instagram, with an emoji of a birthday cake.

What's newwwww, Buenos Aires Argentina, I love you ☁️ Saffie, we're 💭 of you baby 🎂

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The young girl was one of 22 killed after a suicide bomber attacked concertgoers leaving Grande’s show. More than 250 were injured, including Roussos’ mother. Rousso’s father Andrew Roussos told the BBC that Lisa Roussos, Saffie’s mom, woke up from a coma and knew that her daughter was dead without having to be told.

“She just looked at me and said, ‘She’s gone, isn’t she?’ I just looked at her and said, ‘Yeah.’ She goes ‘I knew.’”

Chris Upton, the headteacher at the Tarleton Community Primary School where the girl studied, remembered her as “simply a beautiful little girl in every aspect of the word.” He told PEOPLE that she was loved by everyone.

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