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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A Jacksonville father's birthday gift to his son is being talked about around the world tonight.

DadTravis Schwend bought his 13-year-old son five hours of gaming time, unlimited pizza, popcorn and soda at the historic Sun-Ray cinema.

Schwend's son, Jonah, invited all his friends and celebrated the best birthday party a teenage boy into video games could think of.

The party wasn't to spoil his Jonah, but to reward him for all his hard work.

Jonah has Type 1 diabetes and regularly raises money to help find a cure for the disease.

The theater's owner said she was happy to host the party.

"You know, you can't be a jerk of a kid and have your dad throw you a good birthday party under any circumstances, but he was a really sweet kid and it was super fun to wait on him, 'would you like anything else, sir?' He felt like he was in charge of everything," said Shana David-Massett.


Schwend got the whole experience for $300, a small price for a life-long memory.