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Striker Boy: Make-A-Wish Turns Nine-Year-Old Cancer Patient Into Superhero

Warning: the following story is sure to thaw out the most cold-blooded of SOBs or haters. You've been warned . . .

Probably by the time you read this, a little boy from Coral Springs is living out his dream. We're not talking about like a new bike or some video game console. We're talking about a big-budget, Brett Ratner-sized-spectacle dream, all courtesy Make-A-Wish Southern Florida and TooJay's in Coral Springs (which raised the funds). Nine-year-old Jaylen Hyde is currently battling leukimia. When the organization asked what he wanted to be, his answer was -- to be his very own superhero, Striker Boy. And now, like the BatKid who basically broke the internet last November, Hyde is going to be romping around Broward all day, saving lives and taking names.

See also: Striker Boy Saves the Day (Slideshow)

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Kyle Swenson
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