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Robert Downey Jr., Chris Evans, and Gwyneth Paltrow visit fan battling cancer

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This article originally appeared on PEOPLE.com.

You don’t always need superpowers to be a hero. 

On Monday, Gwyneth Paltrow made good on her promise to help one specialAvengers fan’s dream come true. The actress accompanied Robert Downey Jr. and Chris Evans as they paid a special visit to meet a young fan battling cancer.

The trio traveled to San Diego, California, to visit Ryan Wilcox, an 18-year-old who has been diagnosed with leukemia for the second time. 

“Let’s do this,” Paltrow, 43, captioned a shot of Evans, 34, and Downey Jr., 51, at an airport tarmac on their way to San Diego. 

Let's do this #ryanstrong @robertdowneyjr #chrisevans

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Paltrow was the first to take notice of Wilcox, who had posted his story and desire to meet the stars on social media using the hashtag “#ryanstrong.” After learning of the young fan’s battle, the actress promised to help get her Avengers costars to meet Wilcox. 

And needless to say, she did not disappoint. 

“Today @ryanwilcox0303 got a little surprise. Thank you to the incredible #chrisevans and my better work half @robertdowneyjr for being the men you both are. And thank you to the Wilcox family for your hospitality!” she wrote on a sweet snap of Evans and Downey smiling alongside Wilcox.

 

The group spent the afternoon hanging out with Wilcox and his family and even signing a few autographs – including one on his bedroom wall

But before even meeting Wilcox, Evans had sent him a personalized video encouraging him to “keep fighting” and praising his allegiance to Captain America. 

Looks like the Avengers just got a new superhero.