Eight-year-old Philip Califano leaned against his mother, gazed at two of his favorite TV stars and smiled.
“Hi, Strawberry Shortcake,” the Oceanside boy said to redheaded WWE superstar Sheamus -- repeating the taunt that Sheamus’ “Friday Night Smackdown” foe, Christian, delivered the night before.
Sheamus just laughed, as did WWE diva Kelly Kelly. The pair took part in an autograph signing Saturday at Roosevelt Field mall, but made some special time for Philip, who has been suffering from a cancerous tumor on his brain stem since 2009.
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