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John Cena Meets 8-Year-Old with Rare Genetic Disorder Thanks to Stranger

Katie Richcreek@BookstoreKatieFeatured ColumnistSeptember 22, 2015
KC @peek_a_boo0228

@JohnCena thank you for making our champ Mason's dreams come true last night! It was GREAT to meet you!! http://t.co/MOcODCmdHZ

Thanks to one stranger's random act of kindness, one eight-year-old boy's dream of meeting John Cena came true.

That stranger was Robert Tijerina, who reportedly learned of a boy named Mason and his wish to meet his wrestling idol via Facebook.  Mason has a rare genetic disorder that prevents his skull from growing normally known as Pfeiffer syndrome.

Tijerina was inspired to get things moving, purchasing Mason tickets to WWE's Night of Champions—and later, a meet-and-greet with Cena.

Kim910 @Kim910

#NeverGiveUp #TeamMason #WWE @JohnCena Dreams really do come true http://t.co/6231FxVl1T

According to Uproxx, Mason has undergone 62 surgeries to date, making Cena's motto of "Never give up" a fitting match.

KC @peek_a_boo0228

Mason's motto also!! NEVER GIVE UP!! http://t.co/bzDlVcIUNj

[Twitter, h/t Uproxx]

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