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WWE superstar John Cena reached out to a Tri-State women battling leukemia.
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Brittany Depew, who suffers from terminal leukemia, holds a sign expressing her love for WWE superstar John Cena (via Twitter)
CINCINNATI -- A Northern Kentucky woman's final wish came true thanks to WWE wrestler John Cena.
Brittany Depew is at a stage of battling leukemia that is past a cure, and recently posted a photo online stating her wish to talk with Cena.
The image went viral on the Internet and Cena reached out to her.
Watch the video above to see Cena's message as he sings Happy Birthday to Depew.
Often, sadly enough, social media is a haven for bullying and negativity. Today, a group of strangers used it for something wonderful.— John Cena (@JohnCena) June 5, 2014
Often, sadly enough, social media is a haven for bullying and negativity. Today, a group of strangers used it for something wonderful.
In addition to suffering from leukemia, Depew also copes with Down syndrome.
Depew won her high school’s homecoming queen competition last fall.
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Independence residents and Simon Kenton High School students said Depew is an inspiration to them.