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5-Year-Old Wishes to Take Dying Dad to Disneyland

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Little Ruby Myles has just one wish. To take her 42-year-old dad to Disneyland. It's usually parents granting their kids the wish, but there's good reason for the role-reversal...her dad has been told he has terminal cancer and just weeks to live. 

According to the Southport Visiter, the girl wants to take her pops to Disney "before the angels come for him." The family, which lives in the UK, didn't have the money for the expensive trip to Disneyland's Paris, France location, but the story touched the community deeply and locals stepped up to pay for the family's trip. 

Local pub owner Annie McTaggart helped organize the fundraising efforts and told the site how even in the face of death, Damian is so humble. "The day was just so emotional. They are such a lovely family and Damian is one of the nicest men you can meet. He has just constantly been saying 'why are you helping me, there are others with cancer.'

McTaggart says when she gave Ruby the tickets, the little girl was surprised. "Does this mean I can take my daddy to Disneyland?" - it was overwhelming."


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