NC Make-A-Wish boy headed to meet hero Derek Jeter

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WAKE COUNTY, N.C. — A Wake County boy is on his way to meet his hero, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Davis Teitelbaum, who is battling three illnesses, is a big Yankees fan.

So his one wish was to meet his hero — Yankees baseball player Derek Jeter.

Davis’ wish is about to come true as he started his trip Wednesday afternoon with his family and is now in New York City.

“This is an opportunity of a lifetime that and nor I thought would ever happen,” said Kate Teitelbaum, Davis’ mom.

“Davis has been through so much in his life and I think that this is just something that he really deserves and the Make-A-Wish foundation has made it come true,” said Dan Teitelbaum, Davis’ dad.

While in New York, the family will also visit the Statue of Liberty, the Empire State Building and other New York attractions.

Source: WTVD