Kentucky boy dies after battle with cancer

MCLEAN COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A western Kentucky boy, whose fight against cancer inspired people around the world, has died.

The "Prayers For Lane Goodwin" Facebook page says the 13-year-old died Wednesday night.

We're told he was surrounded by his family at the time.

Lane, who was from McLean County, had battled a rare form of brain cancer the last few years.

Celebrities around the world took pictures giving a "Thumbs Up For Lane" as a show of support.

The Facebook page had more than 300,000 "likes."

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