A child with hemophilia was featured in an “Iron Man” comic book by Marvel.
When 3-year-old Max Levy needed to get a metal disk surgically inserted into his chest to allow easier treatments for his blood disorder, his father struggled with how to tell him the news.
Then dad got an idea.
“We had just seen the movie ‘Iron Man’ few days before,” said Dan Levy. “I said to him, ‘Do you remember the scene where Tony Stark takes the port, takes the arch reactor out of his chest and puts the new one in? … you’re going to get one of those.”
“‘I get to be Iron Man'” Max responded, according to his father.
And that’s when “Iron Max” was born.
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