Spider-Dad and Son Share Passion for "Spidey and His Amazing Friends"

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Sunday, August 1, 2021
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Inspired by Spider-Man, this amazing Spidey fan followed his dream and moved to New York City, but he never expected his son to love his favorite superhero just as much as he does.

NEW YORK -- While growing up in the Philippines, John Rius dreamed of moving to New York City thanks, in part, to the love of an all-time favorite hero, Spider-Man. When he finally immigrated to the U.S. as an adult, he started his family in Forest Hills, New York the same place where Peter Parker was born.

Johns's 7-year-old son, Franco, followed in his father's footsteps as a huge Spider-Man fan. Franco loves wearing his Spider-Man costume, jumping around, performing flips and kicks just like a real superhero whenever he gets a chance!

While the two disagree on who is the best Spider-hero, they're both looking forward to watching the all-new Disney Junior show, Spidey and His Amazing Friends!