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Chris Evans and Ryan Reynolds make dying boy’s final wish come true

Their characters are oftentimes larger than life.

But Chris Evans and Ryan Reynolds put their superhero powers to work after a call to grant a dying boy’s final wish was heard across Twitter on Sunday evening.

Shannon Bream shared she was hoping to fulfill a little boy’s final request for a greeting from one of the Avengers, only to hear back that Captain America and almost-Avenger Deadpool could indeed help the cause.

 

Champion: Chris Evans and Ryan Reynolds put their superhero powers to work after a call to grant a dying boy’s final wish was heard across Twitter on Sunday evening; seen in 2017

‘Need your help Twitterverse – trying to help a young boy who is dying,’ Shannon tweeted at 2:07 p.m. on Sunday. 

‘He probably has just days and all he want is a greeting from one of the Avengers. If you have a celeb connection, please let me know. Otherwise, could you help out with a RT? Thank you in advance!’

Thousands of fans and followers took to Twitter to like the post and share it with their friends on social media. 

Wish granted: Shannon Bream shared she was hoping to fulfill a little boy's final request for a greeting from one of the Avengers, only to hear back that Captain America and almost-Avenger Deadpool could indeed help the cause; Ryan seen in March

Wish granted: Shannon Bream shared she was hoping to fulfill a little boy’s final request for a greeting from one of the Avengers, only to hear back that Captain America and almost-Avenger Deadpool could indeed help the cause; Ryan seen in March

Message: Thousands of fans and followers took to Twitter to like the post and share it with their friends on social media

Message: Thousands of fans and followers took to Twitter to like the post and share it with their friends on social media

Nearly five hours later, with thousands of likes and retweets, Captain America’s Chris Evans heard word of the message.

‘Happy to! DM me,’ he quickly responded back.   

Minutes later, Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds tweeted his support to the cause.

‘I’m more of a “Reserve Avenger”. But happy to help. DM me,’ the father-of-two wrote to the journalist. 

Nice! Nearly five hours later, with thousands of likes and retweets, Captain America's Chris Evans heard word of the message

Nice! Nearly five hours later, with thousands of likes and retweets, Captain America’s Chris Evans heard word of the message

Good guy: Minutes later, Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds tweeted his support to the cause

Good guy: Minutes later, Deadpool star Ryan Reynolds tweeted his support to the cause

Strong: Chris has starred as Steve Rogers and his character Captain America in more than a handful Avengers films, beginning in 2011's Captain America: The First Avenger

Strong: Chris has starred as Steve Rogers and his character Captain America in more than a handful Avengers films, beginning in 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger

Fans shared their joy online that the call to action had traveled far enough to reach the superheroes.

Chris has starred as Steve Rogers and his character Captain America in more than a handful Avengers films, beginning in 2011’s Captain America: The First Avenger.

Ryan’s Deadpool character isn’t quite yet affiliated with the Avengers, but there are rumors that he may become a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Disney acquired the entertainment division of 21st Century Fox last year.

Helpful: Ryan's Deadpool character isn't quite yet affiliated with the Avengers, but there are rumors that he may become a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Disney acquired the entertainment division of 21st Century Fox last year

Helpful: Ryan’s Deadpool character isn’t quite yet affiliated with the Avengers, but there are rumors that he may become a part of the Marvel Cinematic Universe after Disney acquired the entertainment division of 21st Century Fox last year

 



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