A terminally ill Missouri teenager’s last wish to see “Black Panther: Wakanda Forever” was granted before he died.
Jaylon Hamilton, 19, was always shy, according to his sister, Jatavia Davis. The siblings lost both of their parents at a young age, and Davis had to step in and take care of her little brother.
“Once he gets the feel of a person, or he gets to know you, he’ll open up like a book,” Davis told KSDK News.
Jaylon Hamilton was diagnosed with cell nerve cancer in January 2021. (Photo: YouTube screenshot/KSDK News)
Doctors found a large tumor, and Hamilton was diagnosed with a rare form of nerve cell cancer in January 2021. It was so severe that chemotherapy and radiation could not help him, KSDK reports.
“Everything that we were doing for him was trying to prolong his life for as long as we could and to try to maintain as good of a quality of life as we could,” Washington University oncologist Dr. Angela Hirbe said.
Hirbe said Hamilton didn’t talk much at their appointments, but when he did speak, he would rave about his love for superhero movies. He was keen on seeing the new Marvel “Black...