Kids battling cancer ride in dream cars

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by KVUE News

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Posted on June 6, 2012 at 5:43 PM

Updated Friday, Jun 15 at 10:25 AM

AUSTIN -- It was a dream comes true for more than two dozen kids across Central Texas Wednesday. They got the exhilaration of going for a drive in a hot rod.

It's part of the Longhorn Corvette Club's annual Sunshine Kids Cruise. The group gives children battling cancer a ride in the car of their dreams from San Marcos to Austin.

Owners say it means everything to see a kid smile.

"Just for them to forget about life and challenges and go out and have a little fun...It's a blast," said John Borek with Autocraft Bodywerks.

One of the kids got to ride in the Batmobile.

At the end of their drive, the kids also got a tour of the State Capitol.

 

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