‘Captain America’ Surprises Young Fan Battling Cancer In Boston

CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) – Kenny Botting is only nine years old, but this young Connecticut man is bravely battling a brain tumor.

He underwent brain surgery back in September and for the past three weeks he’s been staying at Christopher’s Haven, a place that provides a home away from home for kids battling cancer.

“Christopher’s Haven has given me a new apartment and a new home to stay and be here,” Botting said.

Actor Chris Evans and Kenny Botting. (WBZ-TV) Actor Chris Evans and Kenny Botting. (WBZ-TV)

Kenny’s been staying at Christopher’s Haven with his sister and mother as he undergoes treatment next door at Mass General Hospital. “This is home, a community and you bring the whole family here,” Christopher’s Haven Founder Dan Olsen said.

On Monday Kenny received the surprise of a lifetime when his favorite action movie star, Captain America’s Chris Evans, visited him.

Kenny took pictures, received an autograph and gifts from Evans. To…

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