Chris Taylor decided in July to stop all treatment for his terminal cancer, but the teen did have a final wish, and Nintendo stepped up to help fulfill it.
Taylor, who has only been given an estimated three to six months, wanted a chance to play Super Smash Bros. Ultimate before the official release. Well, this weekend Nintendo came through when two reps arrived at his house and hooked him up. Taylor took to Twitter to share the moment and some photos with his followers.
WE DID IT GUYS Today two nintendo reps came down with the E3 demo of Smash Ultimate and i got to play it for 3 hou… https://t.co/fZmNJVVPDV— Chris Taylor (@Chris Taylor) 1537551156.0
I found out they were coming around Tuesday and couldn't say cause even a switch with a demo on it is a high value… https://t.co/1WYfYhxqKP— Chris Taylor (@Chris Taylor) 1537551311.0
Im just waiting for my mom to send pictures lmao, then i'll attach them It was the E3 demo, so i still get to partake in newcomer hype— Chris Taylor (@Chris Taylor) 1537551387.0
The photos didn't disappoint. It looks like they guys were having a great time.
Some pics from me, local Benjamin, and Zach playing Thanks so much guys, this means so much to me https://t.co/raxPu7QJp9— Chris Taylor (@Chris Taylor) 1537555204.0
The gaming community stepped up and showed Taylor the love.
@SpookyWoobler Im so happy for you https://t.co/FOinYSXRrn— Icemasterboo🐝 (@Icemasterboo🐝) 1537560601.0
@SpookyWoobler I’m so glad you got to play it man!— Justin Wharton (@Justin Wharton) 1537557952.0
@SpookyWoobler Yes! I’m so happy this got to happen for you! I hope you’re enjoying the hell out of it! ❤️❤️❤️— AttackingTucans (@AttackingTucans) 1537556620.0
The love kept pouring in.
@SpookyWoobler Man, what to say... Wish you to play it again after official release!— pavel venera (@pavel venera) 1537786110.0
@SpookyWoobler All the love to you my dude. I'm sorry to hear about what you're going through, and I wish you the b… https://t.co/HpSCPquwrB— 🏳️🌈Mr_Shasta🦦 (@🏳️🌈Mr_Shasta🦦) 1537572784.0
@SpookyWoobler This entire tweet just warms my heart to the fullest extent. Hope that this day enlighten your spiri… https://t.co/aLdJwbc27l— DanDan @ Metroid Dread (@DanDan @ Metroid Dread) 1537590222.0
@SpookyWoobler While I am not happy to hear about your situation. It warms my heart to hear that Nintendo would do… https://t.co/Eur7Hi7SPU— This Nerd's Workshop (@This Nerd's Workshop) 1537628193.0
@SpookyWoobler I was deeply moved by your miracle. I wish you happiness from under the far sky. https://t.co/y7FVYI0sWn— DISUK/スーパーマダオ (@DISUK/スーパーマダオ) 1537634650.0
@SpookyWoobler @Etika YES! https://t.co/uTXCZdyPqp— Senjumaru Shutara (@Senjumaru Shutara) 1537567506.0
@SpookyWoobler I'm so goddamn happy for you and I really hope you can get the same with DMC5.— Spencer 🌈 g(o)re wh(o)re (@Spencer 🌈 g(o)re wh(o)re) 1537555281.0
We hold Taylor and his family in our thoughts.