'Game of Thrones' cast honors dying 88-year-old woman's last wish, surprise her with an incredibly touching video
The patient had jokingly said that she wanted to meet the cast of her favorite show before she died but realized that it was too much to ask for so she decided to settle for watching Game Of Thrones episode 3.
When the cast members of popular HBO series 'Game of Thrones' got to know that an 88-year-old hospice patient in Providence, Rhode Island had made a final wish to watch the battle of Winterfell, they decided to surpass her expectations and go a step further in making her happy.
Claire Walton, the patient, had jokingly said to her care team that she wanted to meet the cast of her favorite show before she died, but realized that her dream was a little far-fetched given the circumstances. Hence, she amended her request, saying she just hoped she could watch the third episode.
Watch the incredibly touching video of the GoT cast surprising Claire here.
According to CNN affiliate WJAR's reports, the old lady's wish came true on Sunday, when she watched the battle of Winterfell unfold in front of her, along with videos from 10 different cast members talking to her. Walton had stars like Syrio Forel, Ser Davos Seaworth, Pypar, Ser Meryn Trant, a White Walker, Qhono among others, sending her some love through the screen.
"How are you doing Claire? It's Liam here," Liam Cunningham said. "I wish you the very best. I hope your days are not bad and I hope you can manage." Even Ian Beattie, who described his character as "Nasty old Ser Meryn Trant," had a message. "I hope you have a wonderful, wonderful episode three, the Battle of Winterfell," Beattie said. "I hear it's going to be the best episode ever."
“Someone said you were a really big fan of ‘Game of Thrones,’ so I just wanted to make this video and send it you and to send you my love and well wishes. Enjoy this Sunday. It’s going down. Lots of love, darling,” said Altin, who played Pypar. Staz Nair, who played Khaleesi's bodyguard, tried to describe himself as Qhono in the video sent to Walton.
"Imagine a beard. A beard, long hair and a horse," Nair said, laughing. "I just want to say thank you for watching. Thank you for being a fan," he said. "And I want to wish you a very smooth transition. I wish you all the best." Miltos Yerolemou, the First Sword of Braavos and Arya Stark's teacher, was of the hope that his message would make the dear old lady smile.
"I know you can't be here today, but I just wanted to say hello, and that you are with us in spirit and that we're thinking of you and sending you all our love," he said. As per a spokesperson for HopeHealth, they said that they can only imagine what this incredible gesture from the popular HBO drama's cast members meant to Walton.
“Thank you for all your help with getting these videos! They put such a smile on Claire’s face,” HopeHealth wrote in the comment section of the post. The 'Battle of Winterfell' episode aired on HBO on Sunday night, and Walton reportedly breathed her last on Monday evening.