MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A 10-year-old boy undergoing chemotherapy received a very special surprise Monday.
With the help of Make-A-Wish, local officers and K1 Racing, Santiago Castano got the chance to live out his dream of being a racecar driver for a day.READ MORE: Seminoles Suspend Sports Betting After Court Rulings
“I’m a father myself, and I actually have an 11-year-old at home as well,” said Officer Alejandro Munoz. “So when you see the child’s face, it really touches me. To see him sitting right there, I take it personal. it’s really touching.”READ MORE: 23rd Annual 'A Home For The Holidays At The Grove' Comes To CBS On Sunday, December 5th
“When he saw the cars coming into the house, then he saw all those amazing cars – the Lamborghinis, the Corvettes and the one with his name on it – it was amazing. He was completely excited about it,” said Tanya Castano, Santiago’s mom.MORE NEWS: Sharp Increase In Hospitalized Children With Covid Investigated In South Africa
Santiago’s mom said he just completed his 23rd chemotherapy cycle and doctors believe the treatment is working.