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    Posted December 19, 2013 by
    Victorville, California
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    Dying Man's Last Wish Comes True


    CNN PRODUCER NOTE     A gravely ill, elderly man had one of his dying wishes come true thanks to the help of locals in Victorville, California, says Jose Gonzalez . Eighty-three year old Carl Johns has cancer and his wish was to drive a classic 1956 Chevy Bel-Air. His friends and family put together an event to see his wish come true after the wife of the town's sheriff was able to track the classic car down. Gonzalez does not know the Johns' family, but attended the event after he heard about it on social media. He says it was a special event to witness. 'I just had a big smile and was so very happy for Carl,' he said. He says around 50 people turned out to support Johns. 'Carl was very happy, real emotional with tears in his eyes. A wonderful event something I will never forget,' he said.
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    Victorville, CA - On Wed. Dec. 18th 2013 Mr. Carl Johns age 83 dying of cancer making his last wish come true. Riding in a classic 1956 Chevy Bel-Air. Family and friends and the community came out to support in his wish. Carl was overwhelmed with emotion Carl's family was grateful to all.

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