The young boy, Rame Masarwa, suffered from terminal cancer cells of the lungs, abdominal area and also back, according to the Medical Examiner’s Office for Orange and Osceola counties. He passed out after riding Space Mountain at Magic Kingdom Aug. 1 2006, was moved to Florida Hospital Celebration and also died that evening, according to records.
A terminally ill 6-year-old boy from Israel checking out Walt Disney World as a last wish died in August after riding Magic Kingdom’s Space Mountain, state documents show.
Rame’s death was ruled all-natural by Associate Medical Examiner Dr. Angellee S. Chen after an external exam and evaluation of his medical history. A metastatic lung blastoma growth was cited as the source.
Rame’s mom, that lives in Israel, could not be reached till Tuesday. Christian Cascone, director of interactions for Give Kids the World, can not comment specifically on Rame’s death, except to state, “In cases such as this, I could definitely inform you the families are dealt with. A representative was contacting the family members with help the whole time”.
Other cases stated from the third quarter of 2006, which finished Sept. 30, cited a 37-year-old female who stated upper body discomforts as well as problem breathing after riding Splash Mountain at Magic Kingdom in July; a 59-year-old woman which stated a sensation of dizziness and ill after riding Expedition Everest at Disney’s Animal Kingdom in September; a 7-year-old gal who had a seizure after riding Spaceship Earth at Epcot in August; a 9-year-old child that was hurt while riding the Swishy Fishies ride at SeaWorld Orlando in July; and a 67-year-old woman who dropped after riding the Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man at Universal Orlando’s Islands of Adventure in September.
Rame came to Disney with his mother, Gada Masarwa, and also an aunt which is a physician. Give Kids the World, the nonprofit organization that sponsors wish fulfillments for kids having terminal illnesses, arranged the trip.
Rame’s fatality is the eighth including Disney World trips and theme park destinations in the past 2 years.
A listing of his death appeared in a quarterly compilation of guides of major injuries or diseases at theme parks from the Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer Services Bureau of Fair Rides Inspection. The Orlando Sentinel got the guides Monday.
A Disney spokeswoman claimed Disney also offered assistance to the family members.