Wyatt, a 12-year-old autistic boy from Orlando Florida, had his arm amputated shortly after birth.
When Blue Man Group got wind that the boy requested a “Blue Man arm” from his idols, they teamed up with Limbitless, a company backed by Robert Downey Jr., Microsoft, and UFC (among others) that helps develop personalized bionics and solutions for disabilities, to hook the young bro up with the arm he’s never had.
Upon arrival, Wyatt was under the impression that he was going backstage for a tour that his mother had won in a contest, and his initial excitement proved that was more than enough for him.
When Wyatt was presented with his state-of-the-art robotic arm he exclaimed, “My new robotic arm!” sending a rush of emotion through my entire body.
The Blue Man Group then took the boy on stage and linked arms in the presence of thousands of screaming fans.
Aaaaaand I told myself I wouldn’t cry before noon today.
[H/T WGNTV Orlando]