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      05-22-2013, 01:12 AM   #1
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Classy move by Nissan

Im not sure if this is the right place to share the story but i had to share it with everyone. It is the story of a 17 year old teen diagnosed with a rare cancer, his dream was to drive a GTR. Nissan found out about it and they delivered, sad ending to the story is that the guy died couple weeks after . here is the article and a link to watch the full video.

Like presumably any other 17-year-old out there, Zach Sobiech was ecstatic when a Nissan GT-R rolled into his driveway. As you can see in the image above, he had an ear-to-ear smile as he got to spend a week driving his dream car but what you can't see is that he was just weeks away from losing a four-year battle against a rare form of bone cancer called osteosarcoma.

Nissan found out about the teen and his dream of driving a GT-R, and actually did something about it. Says Mike Disser from Nissan Marketing Communications, "The team at Nissan was inspired by Zach's story. Loaning a GT-R to Zach to help make one of his dreams come true was an opportunity to do something uplifting and rewarding for a very special car-guy."
Diagnosed with the cancer at the age of 14, Zach fought back with inspiring optimism and an infectious smile, but he ultimately lost his battle with cancer on May 20. In the video posted below, Zach says "you don't have to find out you're dying to start living," and hopefully, his heartwarming spirit will live on with those who watch it. Zach's love for the GT-R starts to show around the 5:30 mark, but we definitely suggest that you grab a box of Kleenex and watch the entire 22-minute video.

http://www.autoblog.com/2013/05/21/z...s-be-our-hero/

Hopefully i have embedded the link properly, if not you can read the entire story at autoblog.com

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Obviously i do not know how to insert a link LOL
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Click "Go Advanced" and click on the insert link icon and paste the link onto the pop up box.
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Click "Go Advanced" and click on the insert link icon and paste the link onto the pop up box.
Thanks . I was using the insert email link
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What an inspirational outlook he had at life. Great video I hope he is in a better place now

Thanks OP for sharing that. Truely amazing
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Thanks for sharing OP!
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RIP cancer needs a cure
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RIP Zach
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Feelacopter inbound...that's really touching. Thank you for sharing this. RIP, Zach. That quote will stick with me "you don't have to find out you're dying to start living"
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T hank you for sharing!
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Beautiful story
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nice to hear good news from bad

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Classy move indeed. Though his life ended too early, it appears that he made the most of it.
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