Birmingham news Tragedy as 'Superhero' Pride of Birmingham winner dies, aged just 10 PremierLeague-News.Com
PremierLeague-News.Com - The Great Barr youngster had been diagnosed with the terminal illness Batten Disease
PremierLeague-News.Com - Breaking Sport Transfer News ! The devastated parents of 'Superhero' Pride of Birmingham winner Oscar Jealous have announced he has died, aged just 10. The youngster lost his battle against the terminal disease he was diagnosed with two years ago. Brave Oscar, from Great Barr, had been told he had Batten Disease, a degenerative neurological condition, just before the first lockdown in 2020. Now his devastated family have announced that he died on Thursday, June 16. Since the shock diagnosis he had lost his sight and relied on 24-hour specialist care. His grief-stricken family said despite all this, Oscar "fought an incredible fight" against the cruel disease, but was "now at peace". Read more : Touching moment Steven Gerrard presents Oscar Jealous with a Pride of Birmingham award His death comes just a few months after Oscar and his family, including brother Charlie, were given a Pride of Birmingham Award. Local people in Great Barr and Kingstanding had also been fund-raising to help the family. Oscar was presented with his award by Aston Villa manager Steven Gerrard.
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. They said: "It is with the heaviest of hearts that we have to tell you that our Superhero Oscar passed away peacefully. He was at home, surrounded by his family in a house full of love and hope for what should have been. "He fought an incredible fight, we are all so proud of his courage and grateful for the life we shared with him, although it will never feel long enough. With the horror of this disease, we are thankful he's now at peace. "Our brave, funny, caring, exceptional boy will always be with us and we will keep his legacy alive. As a family we are heart-broken and need time to be together, so please understand our silence at this time. "Thank you as always for your continued support and kindness. Sleep on soundly our beautiful brave soul, we will love you forever, goodnight, god bless, sweet dreams."
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