Ringo Makes A Wish Come True.
Ringo Starr has fulfilled a cancer survivor’s longtime “wish.” “The Los Angeles Times” reports that Starr shared a stage in Hollywood with Virginia teenager Alexx Kipp late last week, as facilitated by the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Ringo gave Kipp, a former brain cancer patient, a set of new
drums at the Hard Rock Cafe. The two drumming enthusiasts then jammed together for a crowd that included Kipp’s mother, father, and sister. Kipp’s a longtime fan of “keeping the beat,” and started playing drums along with Beatles albums at age eight. Alexx’s father Charles commented that his son had had a dream that he’d meet Ringo before the Make-A-Wish foundation ever confirmed the visit.
Regarding his Make-A-Wish experience, Starr said, quote, “It puts you in your place. You think you’ve got a cold — you’re all, ‘Oh, what about me?’ Then you help these kids. You think of the families. I’ve got children too, and it’s got to be hard