MILWAUKEE – A photo of a Wisconsin doctor performing surgery on a young patient’s stuffed animal is going viral.
The Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin shared the photo a few weeks ago. It said after Dr. Travis Groth performed surgery on a young boy, he helped patch up the boy’s best friend — his stuffed animal “Mike Wazowski” from “Monsters, Inc.”
“Ryan has probably a thousand stuffed animals, but this one is his favorite,” Tony Jasen, the boy’s father, told WTMJ. “He saw the tear and said ‘you know what, I can tell this is his best friend so I’m going to patch him up too.'”
“By seeing that their toys underwent a procedure as well, I think it just brightens up their day,” Groth added.
WTMJ reports both surgeries went well and both are recovering nicely.
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