Boy with love for Aquaman loses battle with cancer

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BOSTON (CBS) – Danny Sheehan, a young Marshfield lad whose communicative touched countless radical astir the country, died Sunday greeting pursuing a lengthy conflict with cancer. He was conscionable 8 years old.

Danny diagnosed with Pineoblastoma, a precise uncommon and assertive signifier of encephalon cancer, and Leptomeningeal disease, crab successful the cerebral spinal fluid successful January 2017.

His emotion for the movie Aquaman went viral, adjacent getting the attraction of histrion Jason Momoa. Danny received gifts and a video from Momoa, on with an outpouring of assemblage support.

Danny Sheehan of Marshfield with his attraction bundle from histrion Jason Momoa. (Image Credit: Sheehan family)

Danny’s household posted astir his decease connected a Facebook leafage called 4TheLoveOfDanny.

“An Angel successful Heaven. Instead of present connected earth. Surreal and utter heartbreak can’t adjacent statesman to picture this feeling inside,” the station said. “But, I person to judge that what I whispered to him was true. Because moms don’t lie. When you aftermath up successful Heaven, baby, you volition beryllium harmless and blessed and cozy. You won’t beryllium afraid. You volition beryllium with your brother. Watching implicit maine and daddy and everyone. We volition beryllium truthful sad. But you tin nonstop america rainbows and butterflies and ladybugs to accidental hi. We volition snuggle again soon. My champion friend. My saccharine peculiar bully boy. Mummy and daddy emotion you so.”

Marshfield Police posted a tribute to Danny saying “You volition ne'er beryllium forgotten. We LOVE you Danny.”

At the Boys and Girls Club of Marshfield, “The Believe Bench” and a mural of Danny and Aquaman were dedicated successful his grant earlier this year.

Read his obituary here.

Visiting hours volition beryllium held astatine Saint Christine’s Church successful Marshfield connected Wednesday, August 11 from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. A ceremonial wide volition beryllium astatine Saint Christine’s connected Thursday astatine 10 a.m. with a burial pursuing instantly astatine Couch Cemetery successful Marshfield. Attendees are encouraged to deterioration colorful attire, “as Danny favored sunshine and rainbows.” Staff

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