Chris Pratt took to Instagram Wednesday to reveal he’s been helping a 16-year-old cancer patient complete his bucket list.
As if people needed any more reasons to love the “Jurassic World” actor, he was bombarded with comments once again after sharing an adorable pic of himself posing with Jacob Monday, who has been diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer.
Pratt posted a lengthy caption alongside the image, with him informing his 15.4 million followers of the teenager’s “unique and powerful” story.
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Dear world, This is my new pal Jacob Monday. @j8ke.monday He is a 16 year old kid from upstate New York with a unique and powerful story. He was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer. He recently decided to stop treatment and is currently checking things off his bucket list. Needless to say he and his family have been through a lot. One of the things he wants to do is get a ton followers on Instagram. So follow his story for updates, and to help as he checks off items on his wish list! Show the love!!! Another thing he wanted besides meeting the star of his fav movie was to get his hair and makeup done! Ha!! 👍🏼🤘🏼 Here we are living that glam life. Makeup and hair credit to @bridgetbragerhair Good job! Jacob and I had fun chatting and kicking it for a few hours. Let’s see how many followers we can get him! #FollowJacobMonday 🙏♥️👍🏼 Click the link to read his full story. https://www.gofundme.com/jacobswishes
The star also explained, “He recently decided to stop treatment and is currently checking things off his bucket list. Needless to say he and his family have been through a lot.”
Pratt then went on to say that one of the things on Monday’s list, aside from meeting the star of his fave movie, was to get a “ton of followers on Instagram.”
“Let’s see how many followers we can get him!” the actor wrote, with the hashtag #FollowJacobMonday.
Not ending his comments there, Pratt also hijacked Monday’s Instagram to share an array of selfies, writing in the caption: “Take a moment to hug your kids.”
The teen now has over 71,000 followers on the social media site.