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Married couple dying of cancer have final wish honored when 29 Cobra sports cars arrive for dream ride (VIDEO)

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Dayton Rinard takes a ride in one of the 29 AC Cobra sports cars that visited him (ABC 15)

"We've had a lot of downs," Kathleen Rinard told local Phoenix, Arizona affiliate ABC 15. "But God, this is an up. A very big up."

Both Kathleen and her husband Dayton have been diagnosed with terminal cancer. And Dayton's final wish was to take a ride in an AC Cobra sports car.

I've never been in one before. I wanted to since 1965," said Dayton, who was diagnosed with prostate cancer.

So with just days to live, Kathleen, suffering from terminal breast cancer, put out a call, asking an owner of a Cobra car to show up at her hospice and give Dayton a ride. Instead, 29 Cobra car owners showed up, giving rides to Kathleen, Dayton and several other residents at the hospice.

"It's going to be my last gift to give to him," Kathleen said. "He's been by my side the whole time."

After taking his first spin in the AC Cobra, Dayton told ABC 15, "It was indescribable. It was beautiful.

The story originally aired back in February 2012 but has been getting some attention online thanks to a recent link from Fark. You can watch the full story below:

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