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Moultrie man battling cancer attends first Florida Gators game

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MOULTRIE, GA (WALB) -

A Moultrie man battling Stage 4 Stomach Cancer is still celebrating after his wish to attend his first Florida Gator's Game came true.

Floyd Jones enjoyed his first University of Florida football game last week. It was a win against Vanderbilt.

"It was a dream and it came true,” said Floyd Jones, battling cancer.

"To see his face shine,” said Wanda Jones, Wife.

The Athletic Association's Booster Club and a Former Player provided tickets for Jones and his family.

"I got a chance to go to the locker room and meet the players, coach I met him twice going and coming,” said Floyd Jones.

Jones got autographs from the players and a signed football from the coach. They were also given Gator Shoes. A Nissan dealership in Moultrie let them borrow a van so all 12 family members could go.

"What he said is I usually don't do this for Florida Gator fans, but I'm gone jump on this wagon,” said Wanda Jones.

The family raised more than $300 through Gofundme for hotel and travel expenses. Jones and his family will go to another game November 28th against Florida State.

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