Not all superheroes wear capes!
Earlier this week, Ben Affleck learned about an 11-year-old refugee named Mukuta who is currently battling terminal cancer.While receiving care at Hospice Atlanta, the young boy expressed his love for all things Batman. As a result, the staff put out a request for a superhero impersonator to help lift Mukuta’s spirits.
Spoiler alert: Ben did that and so much more!
According to NBC affiliate 11 Alive, the Hollywood actor took a break from filming Triple Frontier in Hawaii to FaceTime with Mukuta. “Such a memorable day for Mukuta who’s a super #Batman fan!” the center wrote on Twitter. “He received a phone call from @BenAffleck today. Thanks to the widespread community support and helping us deliver on our mission: To Improve the Lives of Those We Serve.”Ben also offered to help fly Mukuta’s mother from Zimbabwe to Atlanta to be with her son during this difficult time.
“#HospiceAtlanta & Mukuta’s family are so thankful to @BenAffleck, who following his FaceTime conversation w/Mukuta yesterday, has graciously offered 2 fly his mother from Zimbabwe to reunite with her son,” the center revealed. “A true superhero in action!”