Characters in town for Fanboy Expo visit patients at East TN Children’s Hospital

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (WATE) – Patients at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital were happy to see – and dance with – some special visitors Friday.

Characters like Batman, Wonder Woman, Chewbacca , Rapunzel and others walked the halls of the hospital, saying hello, giving out goodies and even dancing with the young patients.

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The characters are in town for the 2019 Fanboy Expo that’s happening this weekend.

The men and women behind the cosplay said they wanted to stop in and say hello – and put some smiles on a few little faces.

They definitely succeeded.

Chewbacca and a young patient dance “the floss” while Batman looks on Friday at East Tennessee Children’s Hospital. (Photo: WATE)

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