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Cincinnati Bengals fans helped grant part of 8-year-old Matt Medina's wish come true (KTRK)

Eight-year-old Matt Medina, an aspiring sports broadcaster, is on the trip of his life. A Texan road trip.

Matt was born with a genetic disorder. "It's called Osteogenesis Imperfecta," his mother Cindy said. "He has severe type three. Basically he breaks his bones."



Matt's family was told he would probably would not live beyond the age of three, but Matt is a fighter and a survivor.

His wish is to visit every stadium in the NFL, and through the power of social media, it is starting to take shape.

Bengals super fan Garey Faulkner, the man with his trademark beard made it happen.

Cindy said, "He said I want to be the first one to host him let's make it happen. Without us even knowing he held a fundraiser through the Chive Network."

Faulkner said, "I thought what a great way to showcase our city and bring an opposing teams fan to our city and make then our guest of honor."

Matt is now in Cincinnati, with an all expense trip, tickets to the game and a field pass.

"It's really big for me," said Matt. "This is going to be my first Cincinnati game."

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