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Packers fan has his final wish granted

Josh Mcall wants to see one home game at Lambeau
Posted at 6:12 PM, Dec 07, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-07 23:44:32-05

A Green Bay Packer fan from Washington has one last wish before an illness takes his life.

30-year-old Josh McCall was diagnosed with cerebral palsy after birth and has been a quadriplegic his whole life.

"One of the things that has always touched my heart about Josh is that he always has a smile for everybody, and a good word," says Josh's mother Stacey. "You know, he never gets upset. He's never gotten mad about his situation. He's never gotten down." 

Josh's family says he is currently in hospice care and this will be his last football season.

Recently, Josh's caregiver surprised him with tickets to Sunday's Packer game against the Seahawks. 

His mom says the gift couldn't have come any later. 

"It had to be really quick, because his health is deteriorating pretty fast," says Stacey. "So, we didn't really have a choice. It just so happens that they do play the [Seahawks], because the Hawks are Josh's second favorite team."

This week the Packers also sent a gift package to Josh.

 

Today, Packer spokespeople tell NBC26 they're finalizing their plans right now for Josh's experience at Lambeau Field.

Meanwhile, a Go Fund Me page has helped raise close to $10,000 to fund the cost of flying Josh to Wisconsin.