By now, we all know Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman is pretty amazing—but the actress isn’t just Wonder Woman on the big screen, as it turns out she’s also a wonder woman IRL, too. During a break from filming Wonder Woman 1984, the sequel to 2017’s mega-hit Wonder Woman, Gadot made a very special appearance. And no, this wasn’t a red carpet moment. Instead, the real-life Wonder Woman visited children at Virginia’s Inova Children’s Hospital.

What would Wonder Woman be without her iconic costume? Um, she’d be a gorgeous woman who graces the silver screen. But when it comes to the kiddos, seeing Gadot in her full movie regalia totally outweighs seeing the actress in her regular everyday clothes. And that’s probably why Gadot showed up at this much-appreciated appearance dressed in her big screen costume.

During her visit, Gadot posed with the pint-sized patients for pics—cuddling babies and giving out kisses. Not only did the kids get a kick out of the superhero’s visit, but the parents (of the patients) and the hospital staff were also in awe.

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One mother of a patient, Kelly Sahady, told WUSA (of her 7-month-old daughter Karaylne and Gadot’s visit), “I was in the room and I was talking to one of the doctors with my daughter in the middle of getting an IV antibiotic treatment and in walks Wonder Woman, fully costumed.” Needless to say, the little girl, who is battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia, and her mama were both pretty impressed.

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Not so surprisingly the pics of Gadot’s visit have made the social media rounds. And if you haven’t seen them yet, these posts are aww-dorable on a superhero level!

—Erica Loop

Featured Photo: Gal Gadot via Instagram

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