The Aflac Duck is celebrating his 20th birthday this year and he's quacking his way to hospitals all over the country. The "My Special Aflac Duck" is bringing smiles to the faces of children battling cancer.

Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images
Photo by Jared C. Tilton/Getty Images

This emotional support robot duck is providing comfort and helping children who are going through cancer treatments. It gives children a way to convey how they're feeling through the process. Licensed healthcare facilities can order the "My Special Aflac Duck" on behalf of their patients. Just look at how special this duck is.

The "My Special Aflac Duck" has won various awards for it's innovation.

Chris Young even got in on the action. This is so heartwarming.

Happy Birthday Aflac Duck and here's to many more years, bringing smiles to the faces of people all over the world.

You can help in the fight against childhood cancer too. Join us during the WBKR St. Jude Radiothon and become a Partner-in-Hope.

The number to call, beginning Thursday, February 6th at 6am, is 1-800-201-8883.  Or you can text WBKR to 626262. The WBKR/Window World St. Jude Radiothon runs through 7pm, Friday, February 7th.

Becoming a St. Jude partner is easy.  It's $20 per month for 12 months on a credit or debit card.  You can also text WBKR to 626262, then click the link to become a Partner-in-Hope!

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