6-year-old's wish come true lands him on ESPN

07/20/2014 5:31 PM

07/21/2014 9:58 AM

First-grader George Gring's wish to meet Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton came true in June, when the team signed the 6-year-old to a one-day contract. On Sunday morning, his story aired on ESPN's SportsCenter.

George spent the day in Charlotte as part of the network's "My Wish" series. He became a fan of Newton while undergoing chemotherapy treatment for an intestinal form of lymphoma last fall.

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