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Just your friendly, inspirational, heartbreaking, neighborhood Spider-Man love story.

If you came here for a heartwarming story, you're in the right place. Heartwarming stories, however, often arise from heartbreaking circumstances, and this is no exception. Aaron Purmort was an art director and graphic designer from Minneapolis, and to the surprise of many, he was also Spider-Man and had an earlier, secret marriage to Gwen Stefani. Who knows what adventures he might still have had ahead of him if not for the brain tumor (excuse me, I mean "radioactive spider bite") that tragically claimed his life last week at 35? It's a prospect that fills anyone with sadness, but Aaron faced up to the inevitable with a sense of humor that can only be described as super-heroic in his self-written obituary in Minneapolis' Star-Tribune.

Sources: Slate | MyHusbandsTumor | KARE11