Ferrari owners gather to make teen's wish come true

Local teen is on his way to Italy thanks to Make-A-Wish Utah

MURRAY, Utah (ABC4 Utah) - A 16 year old Utah boy will be dreaming of Ferrari’s and a trip to Italy when he goes to sleep tonight.

Austin Adamson couldn't believe it when he showed up at the make a wish parking lot in Murray.

Shiny Ferrari’s in the parking lot. He loves them. He's dealing with spinal muscular atrophy and his wish was granted.  To ride in a Ferrari and then travel to Maranello, Italy to see the Ferrari factory.

He has a simple, positive outlook on life. Austin says, “Do what you love and it doesn’t matter what happens. It will get better.”

This wish took a lot of work from a lot of people, including the former producer of top gear, one of Austin’s favorite TV shows.

Lead organizer, Clarence Habovstak says, “To take a situation that seems hopeless, where your constantly encountering difficulties and hardships you know the way you are physically with your ailment,   and really kind of show them that there’s a lot of other people out there that care about him and that there's a lot more out there to enjoy.”

After his wish was granted, Austin got to ride in a Ferrari procession up Parleys Canyon for lunch in Park City.


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