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‘Spider-Man’ Tom Holland surprises sick kids at Seoul hospital

/ 10:37 AM July 04, 2019

Tom Holland vists sick kids in Seoul

“Spider-Man” actor Tom Holland with a young boy at the Seoul National University Children’s Hospital  (Image: Facebook/U.S. Embassy Seoul)

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Hollywood actor Tom Holland, or “Spider-Man” to fans, brought happiness to the young patients of Seoul National University Children’s Hospital by surprising them with a visit. 

The United States Embassy and Consulate in Seoul shared a scene from Holland’s surprise visit via their official Facebook page on July 2. In the photo, Holland can be seen posing with a young boy while people looked on. 

A real superhero made these kids super happy!” said US Embassy Seoul. “Hollywood actor Tom Holland made a special visit to Seoul National University Children’s Hospital to bring cheer to children staying there during his visit to Seoul to promote his new movie ‘Spiderman: Far from Home.'” 

영화 ‘스파이더맨: 파 프롬 홈’ 개봉에 맞춰 방한한 톰 홀랜드가 서울대학교병원 어린이 병동을 깜짝 방문하여 스파이더맨 복장을 입고 환아들과 즐거운 시간을 보냈습니다.A real superhero made…

U.S. Embassy Seoul 发布于 2019年7月1日周一

Holland began his promotional tour for “Spider-Man: Far from Home” in Seoul on June 29, as per Korea Times on July 2.

During his visit, he indulged the kids, parents and hospital employees by taking photos with them and stayed in character by donning his tight Spidey outfit and pretending to shoot webs from his wrists. 

“It was Holland’s personal interest to come to the hospital,” Park Jung-won of the children’s hospital’s paediatric treatment administration was quoted as saying. “[Holland] wanted to follow Spider-Man’s heroic characteristics in visiting the children.”

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Holland was in the children’s hospital for almost an hour and wore a face mask and feet covers as he toured all of its eight wards.  Cody Cepeda /ra

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