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WWE's Uso Brothers visit kids at Children's Hospital
CINCINNATI (Perry Schaible) -- The Uso Brothers make up the top tag team in the WWE. This week they made a stop in Cincinnati at US Bank Arena for Smackdown.
Before they got in the ring, they visited fans at Children's Hospital.
They're third generation wrestlers who've worked hard to make it to the top of their profession. Jimmy and Jey Uso are twin brothers. They're on the road together almost 300 days a year.
They drove to Cincinnati from Indianapolis after Monday Night Raw. While crews set up the ring at US Bank Arena for another big night of wrestling, the brothers took on a new assignment, the first of its kind in their career.
There are kids like Marcus, Mikey, Molly and Brittany. They're all patients at Cincinnati Children's Hospital, all ready for a little pick me up.
Tuesday, it came in the form of two tough guys, both more than six feet tall, with pony tails and big bright smiles.
You may know them as the WWE's Uso brothers, tag team champions and stiff competitors in the ring. For the kids here, they're heroes. "We have kids of ourselves, you know, so coming here and seeing these kids here and seeing how strong they are and how happy they are. For us to even come here and for them to want to meet us, it's beyond words. I got chills just talking about it right now."
This visit is special for the kids and the Usos. It's the first time they've made a stop like this.
The day started at the new Ryan Seacrest Studio. That's where they met Marcus, Mikey, and Molly. They shook their hands and snapped some pictures.
Then, the brothers took on the maze of hallways to meet the kids that couldn't get out.
That's where they met Brittany, a big wrestling fan, whose room was covered with posters and other WWE keepsakes.
On another floor, it was Deonta, a seven-year old spitfire and another big wrestling fan. He got a little starstruck. "What up 'us'? Why you not saying 'o' man, are you saying it? Come on. What's up buddy. Can I get a hug man?"
Eventually, this little guy wasn't afraid to go toe to toe with the champs. He asked about his favorite wrestlers and picked out who was Jimmy and who was Jey. And then he tried on the belt.
It was a big day for the youngest patients. "Man, it's so cool to see these kids smile, man and this is the coolest thing we have ever done. Ever, yes, ever, ever. We've had moments, to me, it probably tops winning these...and Wrestelmanina and, this is by far the coolest thing we've ever done. Hands down."
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