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    The Cast Of "The Avengers" Came Together To Make A Dying Man's Wish Come True

    #CapForStrat

    Sophie Caldecott's father, Stratford Caldecott, was diagnosed with prostate cancer in 2011.

    As Strat, a huge comic fan, moves into the final stages of the cancer, his daughter wanted to find a way make his last 12 weeks count.

    So Sophie put out the call for the cast of Avengers to assemble — she wanted to surprise her dad with their messages of support and encouragement. And unsurprisingly, this amazing cast responded!

    @becmackinnon Hang Tough Strat! We are pulling for you.

    Mark Ruffalo@MarkRuffalo

    @becmackinnon Hang Tough Strat! We are pulling for you.

    5:10 AM - 14 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Thor and Iron Man got your back, Strat. #CapForStrat

    Robert Downey Jr@RobertDowneyJr

    Thor and Iron Man got your back, Strat. #CapForStrat

    9:44 AM - 16 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    We're all cheering for you, Strat. Sending lots of love. #CapForStrat

    Tom Hiddleston@twhiddleston

    We're all cheering for you, Strat. Sending lots of love. #CapForStrat

    2:56 AM - 16 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    @SamuelLJackson: Keep fighting and Stay Strong Strat! You can do it! http://t.co/OI8yRZlE0V #CapForStrat

    Samuel L. Jackson@SamuelLJackson

    @SamuelLJackson: Keep fighting and Stay Strong Strat! You can do it! http://t.co/OI8yRZlE0V #CapForStrat

    2:08 PM - 14 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Sending out love... @Marvel #CapForStrat

    The agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. even got in on the action.

    Rebuilding #AgentsofSHIELD for you, S.T.R.A.T.! #marvel #CapforStrat

    Ming-Na Wen@MingNa

    Rebuilding #AgentsofSHIELD for you, S.T.R.A.T.! #marvel #CapforStrat

    10:34 AM - 16 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    Lovely @Lil_henstridge is there for #CapforStrat! #Marvel #agentsofshield

    Ming-Na Wen@MingNa

    Lovely @Lil_henstridge is there for #CapforStrat! #Marvel #agentsofshield

    10:43 AM - 16 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    agents Coulson & Skye cheer on #capforstrat! #agentsofshield

    Ming-Na Wen@MingNa

    agents Coulson & Skye cheer on #capforstrat! #agentsofshield

    10:40 AM - 16 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    More #AgentsofSHIELD for #capforstrat. Even if he's Hydra! @imbrettdalton

    Ming-Na Wen@MingNa

    More #AgentsofSHIELD for #capforstrat. Even if he's Hydra! @imbrettdalton

    10:39 AM - 16 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    The response on Twitter has been overwhelming, with other Marvel fans tweeting in their support.

    Marvel even got in on #CapForStrat by sending him a copy of "Winter Soldier" because he was too sick to see it in theaters.

    Hey @PoppyM_3 @Marvel have been so very kind, dad is going to get to see it soon when he's home from hospital! :) Thanks for your support!

    Sophie Caldecott@SophieCaldecott

    Hey @PoppyM_3 @Marvel have been so very kind, dad is going to get to see it soon when he's home from hospital! :) Thanks for your support!

    4:45 PM - 15 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

    In Sophie's own words, "You are a bunch of real life superheroes, and I hope that the goodwill from this campaign will keep channeling in the right direction."

    ow.ly / Via sophiecaldecott.wordpress.com

    "The reason dad has always loved comic heroes and why they are particularly relevant now in this situation is because they inspire hope, and encourage people to fight for the greater good. I think we’ve witnessed a bit of that child-like purity of spirit and good intentions over the past few days."

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