John Cena surprises young fan battling life threatening illness

Cena is no stranger to this sort of gesture outside of the ring having made over 600 Make-A-Wish visits during his career

Ben Burrows@benburrows_
Tuesday 05 May 2020 14:18
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John Cena surprised a child suffering from cancer with a visit to his home
John Cena surprised a child suffering from cancer with a visit to his home

WWE star John Cena has made a young boy’s dream come true with a surprise personal visit while he is battling cancer.

Seven-year-old David Castle is suffering from Wilms’ tumour, a rare form of kidney cancer that has spread to other parts of his body.

But the youngster was reduced to “tears of joy” when the 16-time world champion surprised him with a visit his home in Florida recently.

According to local media he didn’t stop there either with Cena leaving David with title belts, a signed t-shirt as well as some of his trademark sweatbands.

Cena is no stranger to this sort of gesture outside of the ring having made over 600 Make-A-Wish visits during his career.

“I said, ‘If you ever need me for this ever, I don’t care what I’m doing, I will drop what I’m doing and be involved because I think that’s the coolest thing,’” Cena told People magazine last year.

“We’ve all experienced that joy of giving a gift for the holidays where you just nail it—that’s the same gift I get in giving back to people’s lives, in being able to give them wonderful emotional moments.”

You can donate to David’s GoFundMe page here

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