Terminally Ill Man Sees 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' a Month Early

Daniel Fleetwood's dying wish was to see the film, which comes out in December.

— -- Daniel Fleetwood's dying wish has been fulfilled.

"Daniel just finished watching an unfinished version of 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'!!! " his wife Ashley Fleetwood wrote on Facebook Thursday afternoon. "We would like to thank the awesomely talented [director] JJ Abrams for calling us yesterday to tell us Daniel was getting his wish granted!"

A fan of "Star Wars" since he was a child, Fleetwood, who is currently in hospice treatment, pleaded for an early screening of the franchise's latest installment. A social media campaign, #forcefordaniel, went viral in a matter of days.

"I want to thank ALL the amazing people who helped make this happen, thank you beyond words!!!" Ashley Fleetwood wrote on her Facebook page. "May the force be with you all #forcefordaniel!!!!"

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