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Tom Hanks Meets Thrilled Young Fan with Autism
PHOTO: Tom Hanks attends 57th BFI London Film Festival.

(Photo Credit: Mike Marsland/Getty Images)

"How are you, sweetie?" Tom Hanks asked Sarah Moretti.

It's not unusual for the Oscar winner to encounter fans at his Broadway performance of "Lucky Guy," but what makes this one special is that Moretti is a young girl with autism.

According to the information attached to a series of YouTube videos published in March, Hanks, 57 and a father of four, invited Moretti backstage while he was on Broadway starring in "Lucky Guy."

Hanks also pulls out a letter Moretti sent to the "Captain Phillips" star with pictures of his career and his family that the actor actually saved. She couldn't be happier and giggled with joy.