Since Chadwick Boseman died on Aug. 28, individuals who he impacted have been sharing how a lot he meant to them. Those might be the Hollywood stars and filmmakers he labored with on Black Panther and different films and the followers who watched his work. Some followers had a private story of Boseman’s kindness to share.
In Feb. 2018 upon the discharge of Black Panther, Boseman informed SiriusXM about two boys he knew who had most cancers. Ian and Taylor died earlier than they may watch Black Panther, and Boseman choked up simply telling their story. After Boseman’s demise, Taylor’s dad and mom shared extra about what Boseman gave their son an their household.
Taylor’s dad and mom confirmed Chadwick Boseman’s story
When the 2018 SiriusXM clip was reshared over the weekend, Brain Hammond confirmed his son was one of many boys in Boseman’s story.
“Chadwick was talking about my son when he broke down and cried,” Hammond tweeted. “He was heartbroken that Taylor didn’t get to see the completed product. When the entire world’s eyes have been on him, his coronary heart & thoughts was on our angel. #RIPKing #FightOn #ForTaylor”
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Hammond elaborated, writing in subsequent tweets, “We can’t stop crying. We don’t even know what to say. He was fighting cancer the whole time he was talking to Taylor and we never knew. Rest well, King T’Challa. We love you. It was at this very moment that Chadwick Boseman, celebrating the biggest performance of his career, broke down in tears. He was saddened because my son Taylor was unable to survive his cancer long enough to see…”
Chadwick Boseman visited Taylor within the hospital earlier than he completed ‘Black Panther’ .
In reply to Boseman’s household’s announcement of his passing, Taylor’s cousin, Duke Manyeweather, confirmed Boseman would go to Taylor within the hospital too.
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Taylor’s mom shared the ‘Black Panther’ star’s video message and her son’s response
Nicole Hammond shared the video of Boseman sending greetings to Taylor, together with Taylor’s response. She gave Showbiz Cheat Sheet permission to share the video.
“Hey, what’s up, Taylor?” Boseman stated within the video. “This is Chadwick Boseman aka T’Challa aka the Black Panther. Just wanted to give you some love and some positive energy, man. A dear friend of mine was telling me how courageous and strong you are. So man, I just wanted to give you a shout out. Have wonderful, wonderful holiday weekend. Blessings to you and your family.”
The finish of the video reveals Taylor’s elated response.
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“Thank you,” Taylor beamed. “Thank you T’challa aka Black Panther. I’m so excited you sent love for my family. Thank you so much.”
Team Hammond for Childhood Cancer Awareness
Brian Hammond hopes sharing Taylor’s story, and Boseman’s involvement, will assist elevate consciousness of childhood most cancers. Hammond additionally shared a message for his household’s efforts. September is Childhood Cancer Awareness month.
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Team Hammond has a Paypal web page for donations.