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'A real-life superhero': Tributes flood in for five-year-old 'Batman Ben' Farrell

The five-year-old boy had been diagnosed with Wilms Tumour in December.

Image: Batman Ben via Facebook

TRIBUTES HAVE BEEN pouring in for five-year-old ‘Batman Ben’ Farrell after news emerged yesterday that the young cancer patient had died.

Ben had been diagnosed with a rare form of cancer called Wilms Tumour last December and had started a new treatment in the US.

In a post on Facebook yesterday, his parents said he fought the hardest of battles and was “surrounded by love every day of his life”.

Ben’s smile, his character, his living at 100mph and his endless love for EVERYONE he has ever met leaves a legacy of gigantic proportions. They say If you can leave this world a little better than you found it you have truly lived, in only five short years he accomplished this.

They asked people who had met their son to share stories and photos of him.


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