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11 Facts That Prove WWE Superstars Are Real-Life Heroes

You don't need a championship belt to be a true hero.

1. John Cena has granted the most wishes in the history of the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

He started granting wishes in 2004, and he's now granted over 500 wishes (and counting)!

2. Earlier this year, NXT Superstar and former U.S. Marine Kenneth Crawford shared his experiences with other veterans at the Hire Heroes USA veteran employment Panel in Dallas, Texas.

3. Daniel Bryan befriended a young fan who was diagnosed with brain cancer. The boy was the first person he hugged after winning the WWE World Heavyweight Championship.

The WWE created Connor's Cure, an organization that raises money for pediatric cancer research. The organization has already raised over $1 million!

4. Roman Reigns did an adorable PSA with his real-life daughter, in which he discusses the importance of responsible parenting.

5. Every October, the WWE supports Breast Cancer Awareness Month by wearing pink ring gear for the entire month.

6. Big Show works with the Special Olympics to provide students with and without intellectual disabilities with athletics programs, community building, and leadership opportunities.

Y'know what? Maybe just give the ball to Big Show.

7. Nikki Bella is an avid supporter of the NOH8 Campaign, an organization that fights for LGBT rights.

H8ers gonna H8? Nikki don't think so!

8. The 2016 Wrestlemania Reading Challenge donated more than 45,000 books to local elementary schools in Dallas, Texas.

Fun fact: You've been reading this entire post!

9. Despite her rage in the ring, Brie Bella is a passionate defender of animal rights and the environment.

10. The WWE recently announced a partnership with The Boys & Girls Clubs of America, focusing on bullying prevention efforts.

Fun fact: WWE Chairman and CEO Vince McMahon is a Boys & Girls Club alumnus!

11. WWE Superstars regularly visit U.S. troops stationed at home and abroad.

Images provided courtesy of World Wrestling Entertainment/USA Network

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