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Restaurant Owner Drives 6 Hours To Make Woman’s Dying Wish Come True

A couple sitting on the steps and a man carrying a large box.

One woman had a seemingly impossible dying wish, but a kind restaurant owner in the Outer Banks (OBX) made it happen. After more than three years, Heather Bowers was losing the fight against stage four cancer. Her chemotherapy treatments had ravaged her body, and she had to make peace with the fact that she wasn’t going to survive. However, she did have one final request: a meal from one of her favorite eateries, Mama Kwans.

Unfortunately, this OBX restaurant was six hours away. Heather’s best friend, Mary Simmons, wanted more than anything to make this dying wish come true. Hoping against hope, she called Mama Kwans and explained the situation. Their response blew her away. Owner Kevin Cherry decided to personally make the delivery!

A restaurant owner bringing a large container into someone's home.
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“I knew that it was a long shot,” Mary Simmons told WAVY-TV. “She calls me back, about five o’clock, and she says, ‘Kevin already has it packed up, he’s in the car, and he’s on his way there.'”

According to WHNT, Heather passed away the night after her dying wish came true. Her best friend is so grateful that the OBX restaurant owner went above and beyond to bring the woman her final request. However, this wouldn’t be the last act of kindness that Kevin would perform for the cancer patient. After her passing, he promised to donate $1,000 to the hospice care center that had made sure the woman was comfortable during her last days.

A woman sitting on the steps with her partner.
Screengrab from YouTube

Not everyone would be willing to make a six-hour drive to fulfill a dying wish, but Kevin Cherry didn’t hesitate. We could all learn a thing or two from his selfless act of kindness!

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