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6-Year-Old with Cancer 'SpiderMable' Saves Oilers Captain Andrew Ference

Thomas Duffy@@TJDhoopsFeatured ColumnistSeptember 28, 2015
Andrew Ference @Ferknuckle

What a day! Thank you for saving me #SpiderMable! That Mysterio is one bad dude. You are a real superhero! http://t.co/akMCJ3hj3B

Edmonton Oilers captain Andrew Ference went missing on Monday. Luckily, SpiderMable saved the day.

Mable Tooke is a six-year-old who has acute lymphoblastic leukemia and a strong love of Spiderman. The Children’s Wish Foundation, NHL and mayor of Edmonton worked together to give Mable an unforgettable experience:

ChildrensWish AB/NWT @ChildrensWishAB

@EdmontonOilers Cpt @fernuckle kidnapped?! Suspect unknown @doniveson @edmontonpolice calling for #SpiderMable help https://t.co/wqwHZ4D48E

With full access to the city, she embarked on a journey for justice. The whole project blew up on social media, and a community much greater than Edmonton got behind her:

Global Edmonton @GlobalEdmonton

#SpiderMable receives proclamation from Edmonton mayor to track down villain http://t.co/1FwnIZEAKe

In the end, she saved Ference and made everyone smile:

Breanna Karstens-Smith @BreannaCTV

She got him!!! #SpiderMable saved @Ferknuckle!! #yeg http://t.co/zaE0rwQNoM

[Twitter, h/t USA Today]

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