• ‘MasterChef Junior' Star Ben Watkins Dies From Cancer At Age 14

    11 days ago - By Essence

    By Essence · November 18, 2020November 18, 2020 Ben Watkins, a former competitor on the cooking competition show MasterChef Junior, passed away a year and a half after being diagnosed with a rare cancer. The news of Watkins's death was first shared via a GoFundMe page that was launched by his maternal grandmother Donna Edwards. The original goal of the campaign was to raise money for Watkins's cancer treatments and his future education. “Our Ben went home to be with his mother Monday afternoon after a year-and-a-half-long battle with cancer,” Edwards and Watkins's uncle Anthony Edwards...
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  • ‘MasterChef Junior' Alum Ben Watkins Dies Of Rare Cancer At 14 Years Old

    ‘MasterChef Junior' Alum Ben Watkins Dies Of Rare Cancer At 14 Years Old

    11 days ago - By OK!

    MasterChef Junior alum Ben Watkins died on Monday, November 16, after a year and half long battle with a rare form of cancer. Watkins was only 14 years old.
    His death comes only three years after his parents died in a domestic violence incident in 2017.
    In a statement on his GoFundMe page, his uncle Anthony Edwards and grandmother Donna Edwards said the young cook had gone “home to be with his mother.”
    “After losing both of his parents in September 2017, we have marveled at Ben's strength, courage and love for life. He never, ever complained. Ben was and will always be the strongest person...
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  • ‘MasterChef Junior' contestant Ben Watkins dead at 14

    ‘MasterChef Junior' contestant Ben Watkins dead at 14

    12 days ago - By New York Post

    Former "MasterChef Junior" contestant Ben Watkins lost his battle with a rare form of cancer Monday, according to his family. He was 14.
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