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2018-09-05 11:00

Robin Classen

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Image: Twitter/Ferrari-Maserati FL

An 11-year old boy, diagnosed with Leukaemia, realised his dream when he was offered the opportunity to experience a Ferrari at a race track.

According to , Caleb Hammond's original wish was for race stickers for his coffin but instead, a Ferrari dealership in Florida gave him the chance to experience a $3-million race car.

A dying wish come true

It was a day to remember for Caleb as he sat passenger in a Ferrari 488 Challenge race car driven by Jody Coenen where the car reached a speed of 325km/h. The driver also performed a few donuts much to the boy's delight.

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reports that young Hammond enjoyed himself as it was his dream to drive a race car someday.

An 11-year-old’s dying wish comes true thanks to this Ferrari race car in Newton. Meet Caleb Hammond tonight at 6.

— Todd Magel (@ToddMagelKCCI)

Ferrari-Maserati of Fort Lauderdale, president Garrett Hayim delivered the surprise of a lifetime to 11-year-old Caleb Hammond. Full Story:

— Ferrari-Maserati FL (@FerrMasFL)

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