Father Dresses up as Spiderman Surprises Cancer-Stricken Son for His 5th Birthday [Video]

Sweet 5-year-old Jayden Wilson, who was diagnosed with inoperable grade 4 brain stem tumour, got the best birthday present, when his favorite superhero appeared on his doorstep.

A special boy gets a very special birthday present.

Five-year-old Jayden Wilson, who is currently battling a Grade 4 brain stem tumour, received the best present any boy could wish for.

Michael Wilson, from Basingstoke, dressed up in a Spider-Man costume for his son Jayden’s fifth birthday and jumped down from the roof of the family home to surprise him.

Then Jayden’s favorite superhero asks him how old he is and whether he is having a good birthday, before Spiderman hugs the 5-year-old and carries him inside.

Jayden’s father, whose profession as free runner allowed him to emulate Spider-Man’s acrobatic exploits, said: “I wanted to do something different for Jayden. His face was exactly what I expected – shock and happiness.”

He said: “I’ve always been a big Spider-Man fan myself, and Jayden also absolutely loves him. His bedroom is covered in Spider-Man pictures.

“I wanted to surprise him so much with one of his favorite heroes, so I found 2 costume designers, who were up for the challenge. We had the costume printed in America and then got to work putting it together. It was finished about 3 weeks before Jayden’s birthday so perfect timing to work out how to surprise him.”

After an accident saw Jayden bump his head in August 2013, Jayden’s parents took their child to the hospital for a check-up when they noticed that his balance had been affected by the fall, reports the Independent.

It turned out that Jaden has a year to live as he was diagnosed with a Grade 4 brain stem tumour. According to the National Brain Tumor Society, it is the most severe malignant brain tumor and the most common for adults but less so for children.

Wilson posted a video, which immediately went viral getting over 20,000 views. It was captured, “Today he is still with us fighting it all the way, but at least he has Spider-Man to take care of him.”

The father said: “I hope to achieve awareness about the condition and to always stay upbeat, positive and spread positive energy to help Jayden fight this.

“He’s such a little hero and we want the world to know about his journey. As well as to see the Spider-Man video and generate inspiration from it, so that kids have dreams made realities.”

The family has set up a GoFundMe page as well as a Facebook page for support.

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