'Gangnam' youngster #SuperJosh given 'Key to Falmouth' - VIDEO
Disabled youngster Joshua Wilson is given to the key to the town by Falmouth mayor Geoffrey Evans, with mum Dawn Fidler and Sergeant Gary Watts
A disabled youngster, whose plight inspired Falmouth police officers to create a 'Gangnam Style' charity dance video that raised thousands, was awarded the key to the town this afternoon.
Joshua Wilson suffers from severe neuromuscular disability following an operation for a brain tumour that was diagnosed in 2004 and his family needed to raise £25,000 to pay for specialist equipment that will help him get around his home in Bury, Lancashire.
To help the 12-year-old, Falmouth police officers created a parody of South Korean rapper Psy's 2012 smash hit 'Gangnam Style', which has been viewed hundreds of thousands of times and raised tens of thousands towards the cause.
To celebrate the success of the video, Josh and his mum Dawn Fidler are visiting Falmouth this week and have met the officers who starred in the video.
Josh was also awarded the 'key to Falmouth' by Mayor Geoffrey Evans and a proclamation "to appreciate and salute the bravery that he and his family have shown in the battle with their battle his illness and for Josh's ever smiling fortitude that has endeared such compassion from our community assisting his cause."
Mr Evans said: "We've had this specially made for you. A key to Falmouth so you'll never forget the town."
Dawn said: "Josh is loving being a local celebrity." Adding that the family had been "treated like royalty."
(BELOW) #SuperJosh is given the 'Key to Falmouth' by town mayor Geoffrey Evans
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Josh has enjoyed a complimentary stay at St Michael's Hotel, free meals at The Shed in Events Square and disability support service FalCare lent their specially adapted vehicle to ferry the family around.
He was also given a trip on the town's lifeboat.