Daniel is a seven-year-old boy who’s life is considerably complicated by the presence of cystic fibrosis, a lifelong genetic disorder that effects the lungs.
Daniel had a rough week in-and-out of the hospital, which was made worse by a peer telling him that everyone with cystic fibrosis dies from it. His mom brainstormed some ideas to help cheer him up, and decided to try to get the attention of Robert Downey, Jr, the actor who plays Daniel’s hero: Iron Man.
Less than a week later, Mr. Stark himself had the seen the post and gave this heartwarming response:
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Mr. Stark here. This is for Daniel (@envy_coatings) who was having a rough day recently. When I’m in the dumps, I’ve found this little getup to be helpful. P.S. Would you like to come to the LA premiere of Captain America: Civil War as my guest? If so, have your people call my people. All the best.