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While Kim Kardashian’s greased big butt, or at least all the photo shopped versions of it, might have broken the Internet last week, this story of a Hampshire, England father doing what he can to make his terminally ill son happy on his fifth birthday, truly deserves all the spotlight we can shine on it. Jayden Wilson was diagnosed with an inoperable Grade Four Brain Stem Tumor, the most aggressive type. The tumor was discovered during a CT Scan after Jayden had a fall in August. Doctors estimate that Jayden has a year to live. (more…)

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I don’t get to report on nerd news this awesomely adorable nearly often enough:

Miles is 5 years old and suffers from leukemia. His one wish in his difficult life is to be Batman. So the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the city of San Francisco, CA–and numerous other individuals and businesses–have banded together like a Justice League of charity and good will. And on November 15, Miles will get his wish.

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