Ryan Reynolds recorded a private video message for Boy Battling Most cancers
Ryan Reynolds proved he’s a superhero in real life when he answered a call from an 11-year-old boy battling cancer and sent him a personalized message of hope.
This week, the 44-year-old Deadpool actor recorded the clip and sent it to a fellow Canadian Brody Dery Roughly a day after Twitter users, including two lawmakers, alerted the actor to a request from the boy and his mother to get in touch.
“Brody, it’s Ryan Reynolds,” says the actor in the video that aired on Canada’s CKPG TV and was posted on Twitter by a reporter Caden Fanshaw. “I just heard a bit of your story and I wanted to send you this video and let you know that I think of you and send you loads of love and send you strength no matter what strength I have.” have received. “
Ryan continued, “Man, you have a lot of people in your life who love you so much. I know you’ve been through it, I know it’s been a challenge lately, but you know something Brody, you’re the right man for the job. So I send you lots of love. I hope I can meet you in person one day and stay there. OK, mate, bye. “
Brody, who is currently undergoing chemotherapy for Stage 3B Hodgkins lymphoma, was overjoyed to receive Ryan’s video message and he and his family have seen her over and over again, his mother, Randi Derysaid CTV News.
“His jaw dropped to the floor,” she said of her son’s reaction. “He keeps saying, ‘I feel special – I feel like a movie star.'”