'MasterChef Junior' star Ben Watkins, 14, dead from rare form of cancer


Rare disease has claimed the life of a 14 year old Gary Boyd, who competed in the TV cooking competition show Master Chefs Junior Ben Watkins died and Lurie Children's Hospital, where he was being treated for a rare form of cancer that his doctors said only affected about a half dozen other people. Statement from his grandmother, Donna Edwards, says Ben suffered more than he Sharing his 14 years on this earth, But we take solace that is suffering is finally over. And in the end, Ben knew he was loved by so many. He lost his parents in a murder suicide. When he was hospitalized. Chef Gordon Ramsay and the cast of Master Chef Jr recorded a video. We know you can beat this strong as an ox, if you can beat me. The master of Gina Kitchen. Trust me, you could beat this, Ramsey said. On Twitter. We lost a master of the Master Chef Jr Kitchen today, Ben, you were an incredibly talented home cook and an even stronger young men.

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