POSTED: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 - 6:10pm
UPDATED: Thursday, February 7, 2013 - 8:59am
Edinburg, TX (NEWS CENTER 23) — It was an unforgettable surprise for 5 year-old Fernando Franco who suffers from a rare form of Leukemia, but today his wish was granted to be surrounded by fast cars and one of his favorite singers.
"This is the day that Fernando's wish comes true", Said Ava Sandlin from the RGV Make-A-Wish Foundation.
One of Franco's other passions is music, especially music from famous norteño band member of grupo Intocable. Daniel Sanchez is a former member of the band and was very happy to help make Franco's wish come true by singing to him. "Our music means alot to people and it was an amazing opportunity to come out and sing to this amazing...amazing little boy."
For Fernando his passion for cars was evident and thanks to a local Corvette and Mustang auto clubs they were able to make this possible.
Another wish granted to Fernando was bringing The Fast and Furious IV Car, which was used in the movie, he enjoyed playing inside the car as he pretended to drive it.
Franco family was extremely grateful for the big surprise and thanked the community for coming together.