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Basement transformed into car dealership for cancer survivor

Posted: 11:28 PM, Mar 18, 2018
Updated: 2018-03-18 23:28:26-04

It was a labor of love for a team of volunteers. 

"To help a child who has been through more than most of us ever have, to get a cancer diagnosis and a prosthetic leg. We are here today to bring his dream to life," said Anna Dey, AnyTime Fitness Concord, who helps raise money for A Special Wish, Cleveland Chapter.  At four-years-old, Liam Waldron was diagnosed with an aggressive bone cancer. 

From the time Liam was just three-years-old he was fascinated with cars. "Cars are a passion for me," said Liam Waldron. 

Now, at age eight, he is a wish child for A Special Wish Foundation Cleveland Chapter. His wish was to have his basement transformed into a car dealership. There are tire tables, tool boxes, a lounge area and more.  

The team of volunteers turned the basement into Autos Unlimited. Every detail in place to mimic a real car showroom. Eileen Lane, Executive Director A Special Wish Foundation Cleveland, said they brought together different design elements to make the basement look like a showroom. 

A dream come true for a little boy who has been through a lot. "It's amazing all of these people would take time off from work and away from their families just to be here. That inspires me," said Liam.