The Man Who Made It Possible For Sick Kids To Dance With Beyonce & Fight Crime With Batman Has Died — Remembering Make a Wish Founder Frank Shankwitz

Updated February 10th, 2021

The Man Who Made It Possible For Sick Kids To Dance With Beyonce & Fight Crime With Batman Has Died — Remembering Make a Wish Founder Frank Shankwitz

Frank Shankwitz, who helped found the Make-a-Wish Foundation, has died from esophageal cancer at age 77. In its 40-plus years, Make-A-Wish has granted children with cancer everything from a superhero city makeover to a backyard baseball field.

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