One 17 Year Old Finds Hope at Gatornationals
"Do you think this was a good day for him or what," I asked.
"It makes your heart warm, to see him and enjoy it," said Heather Ashley, Dusty's mom. "This has been the longest day that he has been up and awake. This is great."
"We know that this is God's way of letting us give back and giving the race teams an opportunity to give back to these families that are going through such a tragic time," said Larry Smiley, President for Racers for Christ.
"He's excited," said Ashely. "Obviously he's tired and he's sick from his chemo. I guess he wishes he wasn't sick so he could have enjoyed more of it but he's grateful."
As a survivor the one message Torrence has for Dusty and for all the other youngsters battling cancer... is to drive on and keep both hands on the wheel.
"You can get through it really quick and keep going with your life just that part of your life is difficult but you have a lot of years to live," said Steve Torrence, Top Fuel Driver.
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