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Marvel star Tom Holland made a surprise visit to Grady Memorial Hospital

Marvel star Tom Holland, whose web-slinging character debuted in "Captain American: Civil War" and then carried his own feature film in "Spider-Man: Homecoming," has been back for "Avengers: Infinity War" and "Avengers: Whatever They Call The Next One." They all filmed in Atlanta.

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He took some time out to visit patients, doctors and staff members at Grady Memorial Hospital over the weekend. Dr. Walter Ingram and Dr. Rachel Williams led him on a tour of the Grady Burn Center, and Holland brought toys to children spending the holidays in the hospital.

"This is why I love my job," he wrote with a photo he posted on Instagram (below). "Happy Christmas to all the little heroes around the world. Thank you Grady hospital for having us and I’m sure we’ll see you soon."

Before he left for a flight back to England, Holland dropped off platters of Chick-fil-A at the nurses' station.




Tom Holland presents a Spider-Man toy to a young patient. Photos provided to the AJC by Allied Integrated Marketing and used with permission.



Tom Holland with his new friends at Grady. Photos: Provided to the AJC by Allied Integrated Marketing and used with permission.

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