This is the kind of stuff that will melt the iciest of hearts.
Actress Kristen Bell, who voiced Princess Anna in Walt Disney Animation Studios' "Frozen," crowned a new princess of Arendelle when she left a message in the voice of her character for Avery Huffman, a 6-year-old who was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma–an inoperable brain tumor–last month.
"Hi, Avery! This is Princess Anna of Arendelle! I just wanted to call and say hello. So, hello! I hope you're having a great day and playing a lot with Hoppy Jumpy. I love bunnies! Hold, on! What's that, Elsa? Wow, OK! I'll tell her! Um, Avery my sister Elsa says she's heard that you've been such a good girl and that you've been so brave that she has decided to crown you as an honorary princess of Arendelle! Wow! That's so exciting! I think you'll make a great princess," Bell--er, Princess Anna--said. "Well, I've got to go build a snowman with my friend Olaf now, so would you tell Addison, Alex and Kate that I said hello? OK? All right! Bye-bye!"
Avery's face is adorable as she hears the good news!
The little princess' parents have been chronicling their daughter's journey on Twitter with the hashtag #AveryStrong. Avery's father, Brandon Huffman, posted a video of his daughter's reaction on YouTube earlier this week and was surprised when it went viral.
In a Caring Bridge post published Thursday, Brandon said he saw "Frozen" in its entirety for the first time. "Avery was given some 'Frozen' bracelets, and one of the requirements to watch the movie tonight was that I had to wear one of the bracelets. My only request was that I get a blue one and not a pink one," he wrote.
"So Avery picked it out, and it read 'Strong Heart, Strong Bond.'"
He added, "Fitting, considering Avery's strength the last few weeks."