Steve Burns reunited with a most cancers survivor who had a big day with the Blue’s Clues star 22 years in the past.
Steve Burns was anticipating to fulfill with a few of his many followers when he attended Steel City Con in Pennsylvania, however he was pleasantly stunned to see an outdated buddy come to see him after the 2 first met 22 years in the past. Back in 2000, when Burns was nonetheless serving because the host of Blue’s Clues, he granted a Make-A-Wish recipient’s wish of spending the day with him. That 4-year-old boy, now a 25-year-old most cancers survivor, approached Burns on the conference, and it was an emotional reunion for them each.
The Burns fan, Brandon Ragland, shared the small print of the reunion with TMZ. Ragland, who was battling stage 4 most cancers in his kidneys and lungs on the time, first met Burns at Serendipity 3 in New York in 2000. The expertise included dinner with Burns, a Toys R Us buying spree, and tickets to see Blue’s Clues Live in NYC. Burns is alleged to recall Ragland as a “wild child running around the restaurant,” clearly elated by the expertise regardless of his well being struggles.
Ragland overcame his most cancers and is now a thriving younger man with a household of his personal. But he by no means forgot that big day, and needed to offer Burns his thanks 22 years later. When he approached Burns on the conference, Ragland confirmed the Blue’s Clues star an image of them from their dinner collectively. Burns instantly recalled their first assembly and was thrilled by it, asking if they may take an up to date image collectively.
“I remember this and you!” Burns instructed Ragland as the 2 hugged. He added, “This made my entire year and I’m so glad you’re here.”
Ragland had additionally shared his photographs with Burns from each conferences in a submit on Facebook that went viral. He equally tells the story of getting emotional with Burns once they reunited, making this second assembly one other outstanding expertise.
“One of the nicest and most genuine people I’ve had the pleasure to meet,” Ragland says. “I think he might been more moved than I was over the whole ordeal.”
Steve Has Returned to the World of Blue’s Clues
Burns has actually embraced his position as Steve in recent times. Last 12 months, Burns appeared in a viral video addressing Blue’s Clues followers. He defined his sudden exit from the collection whereas reminding his followers that he by no means forgot about them. He has additionally been reprising the position of Steve for Blue’s Clues & You!, a reboot collection that includes Josh Dela Cruz as the brand new host. Burns additionally appeared with Cruz and fellow Blue’s Clues host Donovan Patton for the current movie Blue’s Big City Adventure.
You can watch basic episodes of Blue’s Clues, together with the brand new episodes of Blue’s Clues & You! and Blue’s Big City Adventure, on Paramount+.