Boy Who Died From Brain Tumor Gets Emotional Superhero Funeral
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Most funerals bring out mourners dressed all in black, but Brayden Denton’s funeral wasn’t most funerals.
Brayden died earlier this month at the age of five after battling a brain tumor. Since he was a huge Spider-Man fan and superheroes in general, his family decided to hold a superhero funeral, with the pallbearers even getting dressed up as popular characters.
Brayden’s uncle showed up as Thor:
It was hard, but I did it for him. We went to the Superman movie with him and he was dressed up as Superman. I watched all the Iron Man [movies] with him.”
Brayden’s mom says the funeral is “what Brayden would have wanted.”