CT teen gets truck restored by Make-A-Wish Foundation

The Make-A-Wish Foundation has turned a dream into a reality for a seriously ill teen from Southwestern Connecticut. The owner of Redline Restorations, on Fairfield

The owner of Redline Restorations, on Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport, tells News 12 that the young man had always dreamed of getting his antique truck restored.

The owner of Redline Restorations, on Fairfield Avenue in Bridgeport, tells News 12 that the young man had always dreamed of getting his antique truck restored. (2/7/16)

BRIDGEPORT - The Make-A-Wish Foundation has turned a dream into reality for a teen from southwestern Connecticut with a potentially fatal kidney condition.

When Make-A-Wish found out that 18-year-old Nick Cesarini's dream was to have his 2003 Ford F-250 restored, it turned to Redline Restorations in Bridgeport.

"I was speechless, I was shaking," Cesarini said of his reaction to the restored truck. "I didn't know whether to cry or what to say or what to do."

Cesarini added, "I've always been a car guy and I've always enjoyed driving. It gets me away from things, especially having this kidney transplant...  I can't believe it's mine, I'm so grateful."

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