Terminally-Ill Star Wars Fan Has Dying Wish Granted

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Daniel Fleetwood: Dying Wish To See STAR WARS

Daniel Fleetwood, 32, was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer in July, and given only a few months to live.  His dying wish was to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens, the franchise's latest installment.

So, Fleetwood's wife, Ashley asked Twitter for a little help.

"#forcefordaniel help my man get his last wish, to see a screening of Star Wars before cancer takes him. @bad_robot," she tweeted.

According to Entertainment Tonight, Fleetwood, who has been a STAR WARS fan since he was a kid, was afraid he "wouldn't make it" until the December 18th release.

Through the power of social media, director J.J. Abrams saw the tweet, and put things into motion for Fleetwood.

"It was an amazing experience!" Ashley told ET of Daniel's big day.  She went into more detail via Facebook:

"To all our wonderful supporters, friends, family and awesome strangers: Daniels final dream was just granted!!! Today the wonderful Disney, Bad Robot and Lucasfilm teams made his final dream come true, Daniel just finished watching an unfinished version of Star Wars: The Force Awakens!!!

"We would like to thank the awesomely talented JJ Abrams for calling us yesterday to tell us Daniel was getting his wish granted! Lastly I want to thank ALL the amazing people who helped make this happen!!! May the force be with you all smile ‪#‎forcefordaniel‬."

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