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Watch The Rock Make a Literal Busload of Kids’ Dreams Come True
The Rock continues to be everything to everyone – inside a WWE ring and outside of it!
Hollywood is back in business, but despite being pulled back into countless acting roles and appearances, The Rock hasn't stopped doing what he does best: Making dreams come true.
In late September, USA Insider reported The Rock giving tourists on a Hollywood tour bus a memory they'd never forget – and this week, the Most Electrifying Man in Sports and Entertainment is at it again! For the WWE Universe, it was just another example of The Rock being one of the greatest WWE Superstars ever.
Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson and Make-A-Wish Foundation
Earlier this week in Los Angeles, California, 21 young men and women had one specific wish granted: To spend time with The Rock himself, Dwayne Johnson.
The meeting between The Rock and nearly two dozen of his biggest fans took place at Universal Studios Hollywood, which meant that not only would the kids be spending time with one of the most famous WWE Superstars ever, but they'd also be taking in the sights, sounds, and experiences that Universal Studios is known for worldwide!
The above video, courtesy of TODAY, is a heartfelt and powerful look at the impact of one of the most incredible non-profits in the world: The Make-A-Wish Foundation. The Rock's Universal Studios visit has already been called arguably the biggest day in Make-A-Wish history, and for good reason: Those kids had a day they'll never forget. After all, they thought they were heading to Universal for a fun day at the park – none of the kids had any idea The Rock would be rolling in to greet them!
The relationship between WWE and Make-A-Wish has been going on for over four decades, with no signs of slowing down. According to WWE, it's a partnership that has fueled the company's mission statement for a long time:
"For more than 40 years, WWE and Make-A-Wish have partnered to grant wishes for children diagnosed with critical illnesses. Although it takes imagination to create a wish, it takes a universe of volunteers, medical professionals, donors, supporters and even WWE Superstars to make it happen," their corporate impact website reads.
These days, it's rare for WWE and Make-A-Wish to not be in the headlines together. Last year, John Cena set a Guinness World Record by granting over 650 wishes through the Make-A-Wish Foundation – an impressive number that Cena is still adding to this day. (Of course, Cena is far from being the only WWE Superstar setting Guinness World Records lately).
In our opinion, the proudest moments of being a wrestling fan are hearing stories of our favorite WWE Superstars going above and beyond to ensure that young men's and women's dreams come true. Sometimes, it's what our favorites do outside the ring that matters most.
Will The Rock Run for President One Day?
Of course, no news concerning The Rock is complete without an update on one of the most intriguing stories revolving around The Great One. NBC's Jacob Soboroff gave an update on speculation that The Rock will – down the road – attempt a United States presidential run! The Rock addressed the rumors head-on.
"Here's what I can tell you with 100% certainty and surety is that I believe in working hard, controlling the controllables and putting in all the hard work with your own two hands, being humble, hungry and grateful, kicking ass, and always giving back," The Rock explained. "That's what I can tell you."
When asked if he will be running for president, The Rock answered succinctly:
"It's not a no."
We must be honest; if The Rock can make 21 Make-A-Wish kids' dreams come true, who's to say he can't do the same for 340 million Americans?
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