The day Dereham stopped for Denver

Hundreds walked through Dereham to celebrate the life of Denver Clinton. Picture: Alan Palmer

Hundreds walked through Dereham to celebrate the life of Denver Clinton. Picture: Alan Palmer - Credit: Archant

Hundreds lined the streets or joined in walking through the town to remember Dereham's superhero who inspired a community.

A celebration of the life of Denver Clinton took place in Dereham. Picture: Alan Palmer

A celebration of the life of Denver Clinton took place in Dereham. Picture: Alan Palmer - Credit: Archant

Denver Clinton lost his battle with cancer aged just four-years-old early on Valentine's Day.

And the community the brave boy inspired turned out in the town to celebrate his life.

A police car led the way, followed by his family, friends and others touched by his courageous story.

WATCH: The day hundreds came to Dereham town centre to celebrate the life of Denver ClintonNicknamed Dereham's superhero, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Spider-Man, Batman and Power Rangers were just a few of many to honour the town's real superhero.

Crowds gathered in Dereham to celebrate the life of Denver Clinton. (Taken with permission of family

Crowds gathered in Dereham to celebrate the life of Denver Clinton. (Taken with permission of family). Picture: Dan Bennett - Credit: Archant

Flags flew in the town and at The Railway Tavern in what was a fitting send off for the boy who touched the lives of so many.


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Crowds gathered in Dereham to celebrate the life of Denver Clinton. (Taken with permission of family

Crowds gathered in Dereham to celebrate the life of Denver Clinton. (Taken with permission of family). Picture: Dan Bennett - Credit: Archant

Denver Clinton's family wore hoodies in his memory. Picture: Alan Palmer

Denver Clinton's family wore hoodies in his memory. Picture: Alan Palmer - Credit: Archant

A celebration of life took place in Dereham to remember Denver Clinton. Picture: Alan Palmer

A celebration of life took place in Dereham to remember Denver Clinton. Picture: Alan Palmer - Credit: Archant

Crowds gathered in Dereham to celebrate the life of Denver Clinton. (Taken with permission of family

Crowds gathered in Dereham to celebrate the life of Denver Clinton. (Taken with permission of family). Picture: Dan Bennett - Credit: Archant

Crowds gathered in Dereham to celebrate the life of Denver Clinton. (Taken with permission of family

Crowds gathered in Dereham to celebrate the life of Denver Clinton. (Taken with permission of family). Picture: Dan Bennett - Credit: Archant

Crowds gathered in Dereham to celebrate the life of Denver Clinton. (Taken with permission of family

Crowds gathered in Dereham to celebrate the life of Denver Clinton. (Taken with permission of family). Picture: Dan Bennett - Credit: Archant

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