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A young Halo fan who endured a nine-hour liver transplant was treated with a surprise visit from Bungie and a host of gifts.
The boy's father, who goes by the online handle "fiscal_" posted an image gallery of the boy and his thanks. Gifts included a card signed by members of the studio, a Halo shirt, and, most impressively, a full-sized replica of Carter's helmet from Halo: Reach. Dad says his son is recovering well, and that the gifts were a big mood booster in a difficult time.
The father also cut off any back-seat parenting off at the pass, saying that his son doesn't play the M-rated series, but that he loves the character of Master Chief and the series' action figures. Dad says the boy only watches snippets of the game when he's with his parents.
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That totally made my day!
That's awesome! Way to go Bungie!
Awesome, that little boy seemed so happy.
That's an awesome thing for Bungie to do. Hopefully that kid is well and back on his feet soon too.
That's a cool helmet, I so want one. That kid also has a pretty awesome scar
I was coming in to say how this is cool, but it'll just show gamesin a bad light since media will say "it's a kid!", but the actual truth? Dang, this will help. :)
Good on Bungie. It's great, when they(game companies) do something nice like this.
Hate halo but love what they did! Up top bungie!
Thank you, Bungie, thank you. You guys are great =)
Good for the team to donate to the boy. That's just way too awesome.
And those pictures the father posted were really cool to see too.
Cool thing that community manager DeeJ told us on Bungie.net: That helmet was created by a fan and given to Bungie with the specific condition that it be passed on by the Bungie Foundation to someone who needed it. Good on you, Bungie!