By CBSBoston.com Staff

MARSHFIELD (CBS) — A new mural was unveiled Friday at the Boys and Girls Club of Marshfield that celebrates Danny Sheehan, an eight-year-old boy whose love for Aquaman went viral last winter.

In January of 2017, Danny was diagnosed with Pineoblastoma, a very rare and aggressive form of brain cancer, and Leptomeningeal disease, cancer in the cerebral spinal fluid.

He has received an outpouring of community support, which includes gifts and a video call from actor Jason Momoa.

So what better way to portray his fighting spirit than with this Aquaman-themed mural!

The Aquaman-themed mural dedicated to Danny Sheehan. (Photo credit: Natalie Sheehan)

“Thanks to the Town, the Board of the Boys and Girls Club, and Jack Marcella, the artist, so many will have Danny’s face smiling down on them for decades to come,” Danny’s mom, Natalie Sheehan said in a statement to WBZ.

“He will be remembered. And his memory – through Jack’s masterful brushstrokes – will bring smiles to others. That is every parent’s wish when they know their child is not long for this world – for their child to make a mark and to be remembered. We are so grateful.”

A GoFundMe page for Danny’s family has received over $130,000.

CBSBoston.com Staff