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Ferrari Plans Epic Surprise Trip for Utah Teen With SMA


The sportscar company Ferrari recently made a dream come true for a 16-year-old from Utah who has spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). Working in partnership with Make-a-Wish Utah, the Italian company whisked Austin Adamson and his family off to their manufacturing plant in Maranello, Italy.

MORE: Boy with SMA becomes Carolina Panthers coach for a day.

According to a report on, a Ferrari turned up in the Make-a-Wish carpark and Austin got to go for a ride in the luxury car. He was over the moon when he discovered that was only a small part of his surprise and that he would be traveling to Italy to see where the cars were made.

MORE: SMA patient gets his wish of a roll-in shower thanks to a radio show.

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