Superheroes visit terminally ill 5-year-old in Chesterfield

'Batman' to visit terminally ill 5-year-old in Chesterfield

CHESTERFIELD, VA (WWBT) - Several superheroes visited a terminally ill 5-year-old at Cici's Pizza Saturday.

Jayden Hughes has been diagnosed with Neuroblastoma Stage 4 cancer two years ago and only has a few months to live. He has had two bone marrow transplants and his right kidney removed.

His family decided to throw him a birthday party since there is a chance he may not make it to his sixth birthday, which is on Dec. 14.

It started with a Facebook post.

"Batman" originally made an appearance at Jenna Swann's 4-year-old son's birthday party, and a message was posted in a Facebook group from Hughes' aunt.

After seeing the post from Hughes' aunt, Jenna Swann sent a message to "Batman" impersonator Chris Carter.

Ok, so no pressure, but I received three separate messages and a text all about this little boy who I don't know at all but is going through a heartbreaking journey and only has a few months to live.

Jayden had his birthday party at Cici's Pizza at Commonwealth Centre Parkway in Midlothian.

Click here to help Jayden's family raise money for his medical expenses.

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