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Young Aidan Ellis was not having a very good day on Wednesday. At least, at first. Then Robert Downey Jr. came along.
It all started when Aidan's mom Kathy reached out to the "Iron Man" star with a tweeted picture of Aidan, complete with a scratch on a swollen cheek.
And perhaps to everyone's surprise, Downey wrote back!
Then it was time for Aidan to take control of the conversation.
Downey had just the right remedy: Words of condolence and a suggestion of ice for the injury.
And it all wrapped up in the best possible way:
Suddenly, Wednesday was not a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad day after all for Aidan.
It also put Downey back in the headlines for something other than walking out on an interview, which he'd done recently when a British journalist queried him on camera about his personal life and colorful history.
Well, nobody's perfect, not even Iron Man. We think what he did for Aidan was just super!