The Most Touching Chadwick Boseman Fan Tributes from Around the World

Fans, artists and celebrities have honored the late actor, who died on Aug. 28 after a four-year battle with colon cancer, by creating their own memorials, fan art and more

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7-year-old Kian Westbrook created a moving memorial on his driveway in Florissant, Missouri.

Westbrook lined up several Marvel action figures and then placed his Black Panther figurine on top of a shoe box wrapped in black silk, and surrounded the box with flowers and an award medal. He then joined his action figures and struck a "Wakanda Forever" salute.

His father shared the tribute on Twitter, where it has since gone viral with over 600,000 likes.

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Fans held a candlelit vigil in L.A. on Aug. 29, where many held photos and signs of the late actor in most memorable role as T'Challa/Black Panther.

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An impromptu memorial with flowers, candles and photos of Boseman came together at Howard University, where the actor attended as a student, then returned several years later to give the school's 150th commencement speech.

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Jonathan Bamba of Lille followed his winning goal with a "Wakanda Forever" salute during the Ligue 1 match between Stade de Reims and Lille OSC (LOSC) on Aug. 30 in Reims, France.

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Lewis Hamilton celebrated his race win by bowing his head and showing his salute during the F1 Grand Prix in Spa, Belgium on Aug. 30.

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Actress, model and creator Hannie Allison wore Black Panther-inspired makeup and raised her fist to pay homage.

"Rest in power @chadwickboseman wakanda forever ♾," she captioned her photos.

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This digital artist, who goes by the name of Fairly Defined Wizdom on Instagram, shared a powerful portrait of Boseman gazing into the distance.

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Artist Nikkolas Smith paired his moving tribute with a touching caption.

"He would never let the kids see that he was fighting cancer too... To them, he was and will forever be T'Challa... The King✨," he wrote.

Smith also noted that a portion of the proceeds from the sale of this art print will be donated to Children's Hospital Los Angeles and St. Jude.

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"Here's one to the King. 👑🐅
Wakanda forever," artist Terezie Felnerová captioned her lifelike illustration.

"Still can't believe it actually happened, rest in peace, legend."

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"In memory of a REAL superhero. Rest in power, King," artist Beckii captioned her stunning work.

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Designer Anshuman Jha paid homage with a colorful portrait of the star, whom Jha deemed a "warrior" for making nine films while battling cancer.

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