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John Cena Surprises Pediatric Cancer Patient for His Birthday

Photo via Firefighters Charities of Pasco on Twitter

John Cena Surprises Pediatric Cancer Patient for His Birthday

By Tess Farrand, Associate Content Editor

WWE Superstar and actor John Cena visited a 7-year-old cancer patient named David Castle to usher in the patient’s birthday week.

According to WFLA, “Tammy Miller, Castle’s mom, said the superstar brought her 7-year-old lots of goodies including two WWE title belts, signed T-shirts, a signed program, signed bobblehead, hat and some of his armbands.”

Pasco County, Florida, Fire Rescue put together the birthday surprise for Castle, who turned 8 on May 10, 2020.

Castle was diagnosed in October 2019 with a Wilms tumor and still has at least a month left of chemotherapy.

Cena’s efforts of goodwill aren’t out of character, though.

Cena has granted over 650 wishes from the Make a Wish organization. The DOLITTLE voice actor has also highlighted his deep appreciation for health care workers during this pandemic.

The actor and wrestler also appears in multiple family-friendly movies.

On the red carpet for FERDINAND, Cena compared himself to the main character, “[FERDINAND] liked to use his strength to help people and I can relate to that.”

Take a look at the video below.

Cena also starred in the very family-friendly movie PLAYING WITH FIRE in 2019.

Related: PLAYING WITH FIRE Highlights the Need to Truly Understand James 3:5

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What you listen to, watch, and read has power. Movieguide® wants to give you the resources to empower the good and the beautiful. But we can’t do it alone. We need your support.

You can make a difference with as little as $7. It takes only a moment. If you can, consider supporting our ministry with a monthly gift. Thank you.

Movieguide® is a 501c3 and all donations are tax deductible.


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