Boy with cancer fulfills wish of having lunch with Panthers’ Cam Newton
IREDELL COUNTY, N.C. — An Iredell County teen battling cancer had another one of his wishes granted Thursday.
Matthew Bailey got to sit down to lunch with Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton.
Bailey is battling brain cancer, and his pastor is working to motivate him in the fight by making some of his biggest dreams come true.
Bailey has a top 10 list of wishes, and last month he attended a Duke University men’s basketball banquet and talked to NFL athlete Tim Tebow on the phone.
Matthew Bailey’s Top 10 list:
No. 1: Throw a football with Cam Newton
No. 2: Play H-O-R-S-E with Bobcats owner Michael Jordan
No. 3: Tebow with Tim Tebow
No. 4: Play a pick up game with Kevin Durant
No. 5: Meet Johnny Manziel
No. 6: Go to the NCAA Final Four
No. 7: Visit Cameron Indoor Arena, meet Coach K
No. 8: Sit courtside for a Miami Heat game
No. 9: Go to the Super Bowl
No. 10: Go to an NBA Finals game