This story made me a little weepy, so I need to talk it out. A few months ago, Chris Pratt and Chris Evans made a Super Bowl bet. Pratt is a Seahawks fan, and Evans forever stands with his Pats. Both men wagered to visit the other’s children’s hospital of choice dependent upon the game’s outcome. The Patriots took the title, but Evans and Pratt decided both hospitals should receive superhero visits. Pratt wore a Patriots jersey in Boston. Now Evans has made good by wearing his Cap suit in Seattle. This is the first time Evans has donned the suit for a visit. He usually shows up in civilian duds. This time was different, and the results are awesome. Cap with a beard! Make it happen, Marvel.
Even if you aren’t a fan of Pratt or Evans, it’s impossible not to be moved by these photos. Pratt previously swiped his Star Lord suit with the express purpose of visiting children’s hospitals. I wish he’d have worn the suit in Seattle, but still, this is awesome! Two Marvel superheroes in one visit. These kids were thrilled. Pratt and Evans look just as excited as the children. Evans pointing at a baby is probably my favorite of the batch. Seattle Children’s Hospital posted a flurry of photos on Twitter. Pratt tossed some snaps on Facebook, and Evans expressed his enthusiasm on Twitter.
— Chris Evans (@ChrisEvans) March 8, 2015
This Dorito-flavored meatball gets excited about the strangest stubjects, but his enthusiasm is infectious here. Pratt and Evans aren’t doing this for publicity. They’re doing it for the kids. Marvel just happens to have hired some really nice guys. *sniff*
P.S. The British tabs think Evans is dating model Lucy Pinder because he visited Disneyland with a girl who looks nothing like Lucy. Huh.