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Roman's wish to meet the creators of The Creature Hub

Creature Hub

“There are still good people in this world ”


- Elisa, Roman's mom

Creature Hub is a YouTube video sensation made up of characters (or Creatures) performing skits and posting to their YouTube channel. Little did the creators know that their number one fan, a 14-year-old boy named Roman from Washington, wished to meet them through Make-A-Wish. 

Roman was diagnosed with Friedreich’s ataxia, a neuromuscular disorder that affects the nervous system and heart at the age of eight after his third grade teacher saw a change in his behavior at school. His teacher said Roman was acting different and seemed to be more clumsy than usual. Roman went to the doctor to see what was wrong and after a year and a half of procedures and tests, his doctor’s diagnosed him with the progressive disorder. 

Now, 14, Roman is a typical teenage boy who loves to play video games and watch YouTube videos, especially videos created by his favorite YouTube characters, The Creature Hub.

“Roman loves to watch the Creature Hub videos on YouTube,” said Roman’s mother, Elisa. “The Creature Hub videos consist of 20-year-old guys creating skits that make Roman laugh and keep his mind distracted from his disorder.”

When Roman was referred to Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington, he knew instantly what his wish was – to meet the creators of Creature Hub. After Make-A-Wish contacted the creators, Roman and his family flew to Colorado Springs, CO in August for his wish experience to unfold.

After pulling up to the Creature Hub creator’s home, Roman, his mother and his younger brother were greeted by Roman’s heroes and taken inside to film a new video skit with special guest, Roman!

“You could tell that the Creature Hub guys were very nervous,” said Elisa. “This was their first time helping grant a wish and you could tell how much they wanted to make this day extra special for Roman.”

Roman was a natural in the Creature Hub skit and the Creatures even included Roman’s younger brother, Julian in on the action. After hanging out for a while longer, they all rode together to Dave & Buster’s for lunch and games. 

“It was very sweet to see the guys so attentive to Roman,” said Elisa. “I was an emotional wreck the whole day because I couldn’t believe how special they made us all feel. It was nice to see that there are still good people in this world.”

Roman and his family flew home to Washington a few days later, bringing home with them memories that will last a lifetime. 

“Roman still keeps in touch with some of the Creatures and hopes to remain friends with them,” said Elisa. “Emotionally, I have seen a huge difference in my son since the wish. He feels extremely blessed and has been smiling since we left Colorado.”

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Thank you to everyone at Creature Hub for your kindness and making Roman's wish truly special. ”

— Make-A-Wish

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10 Comments

James

This is why I love The Creatures.

September 22, 2013 - 1:42 PM

Ron BUrgeny

This is so nice

September 23, 2013 - 8:03 PM

claimbossteam

thats a goooood wallpaper

November 20, 2013 - 8:59 AM

Pixel_Rose

This is why in my opinion, The Creaturs are the best youtubers. even jame, Mr.No days off took a day off to hang out with boy!

November 29, 2013 - 4:36 PM

kevin arias

the feels are so real

February 19, 2014 - 7:32 PM

MuffinMaker1

No, I'm gonna cry! This is so adorable!

June 28, 2014 - 8:25 AM

Andrej

So awesome of The Creatures to do this for Roman :)

July 28, 2014 - 9:23 AM

Gabriella

It's nice to the Creatures do something this special for someone.

July 28, 2014 - 10:22 AM

Abbi

Wow, how lovely. I really loved the video the creatures posted about this kid. What an honour it must be to be picked for Make-A-Wish. I would absolutely LOVE to meet the creatures if given an opportunity, so I bet that kid had a blast. :D

August 18, 2014 - 11:54 AM

Lilly

This is why I love the creature hub 😘😘

January 03, 2015 - 3:14 PM

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