Daniel Fleetwood, the cancer patient who pleaded with “Star Wars” filmmakers to allow his to see the movie before he died, got his wish.

Fleetwood, 32, was invited at a special screening of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” ahead of its Dec. 18 release date thanks to the movie’s creators.

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“We would like to thank the awesomely talented J.J. Abrams for calling us yesterday to tell us Danjel [sic] was getting his wish granted!” she wrote. “We also would like to thank Lynne, Ben and Anahuac for coming to our home and screening the movie for Daniel. Lastly I want to thank ALL the amazing people who helped make this happen, thank you beyond words!!! May the force be with you all.” h/t mtv

Fleetwood watched an unfinished version of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” along with his wife in the comfort of his Houston home, where he is currently receiving hospice care.

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