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Young Cancer Survivor Gets 'Bumblebee' Birthday Surprise

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Published on September 13, 2019 - Duration: 01:26s

Young Cancer Survivor Gets 'Bumblebee' Birthday Surprise

Young Cancer Survivor Gets 'Bumblebee' Birthday Surprise 4-year-old Whitaker Weinburger of Alexandria, Virginia, is in remission after battling cancer for most of his life.

His mother, Erin, wanted to make his birthday special by catering to his love of the 'Transformers' character, Bumblebee.

Erin Weinburger, via Facebook Erin Weinburger, via Facebook Erin took to Facebook to ask the community to help make Whitaker's birthday extra special, and the plea became viral.

The Alexandria Sheriff's Office helped get the word out, and people with yellow vehicles came to help "transform" Whitaker's walk to school.

Even Jeremy Levy, who voiced Bumblebee in the 'Transformers' films, caught wind of the occasion and made Whitaker a personalized message from the character.

Those who couldn't attend sent gifts.

The Northern Virginia Tesla Owners Society even donated a small yellow car customized for Whitaker.

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