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Molly's Kids: Surprise superhero visit from Flash

(Brianna Marie with Flashpoint Photography) (Brianna Marie with Flashpoint Photography)
(Brianna Marie with Flashpoint Photography) (Brianna Marie with Flashpoint Photography)
(Brianna Marie with Flashpoint Photography) (Brianna Marie with Flashpoint Photography)
(Brianna Marie with Flashpoint Photography) (Brianna Marie with Flashpoint Photography)
CHARLOTTE, NC (WBTV) -

On May 1, Luke Dunn told us his favorite superhero was Flash.

Two hours after posting about Luke – who’s now 7 and still dealing with effects from having a stroke at 5-hours-old -- I got an email from Illusions and Confusions, a local company that supplies elaborate help for parties and kid-fun. 

“How do I send Flash to meet Luke?”

That was all the email said. I connected the owner to Luke’s mom.

Fast forward to now. Pictures suddenly arrived. 

Soon after, a note from Luke’s mom.

“Oh, this was so special!” Elisabeth wrote. “He has really been struggling with seizures right now and needed a self-confidence boost. Flash gave that to him. He plans on taking his new attitude into the operating room in a few weeks. He told me he’s not scared anymore because Flash called him a Superhero too!”

The owner of Illusions and Confusions also emailed.

“Luke didn’t know it, but behind the mask Flash had a tear in his eye. It was special for everyone.”

All just because a meeting- so many of YOU read about these amazing kids and react and stand up and take action. No matter what form – could just be a surprise meeting in a red costume – but it is an amazing thing to see.

**Editor’s note: This is about one of #MollysKids, children WBTV Anchor Molly Grantham follows closely on her Facebook page. It was first published there, which is why it’s written in a personal way. For years Molly has followed hundreds of kids with uphill medical battles. Find this story and updates on all #MollysKids here.**

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