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Mercedes join surprise parade for three-year-old dying of cancer

A huge supercar parade was held in Wales to help support Morgan Ridler, who is being moved into palliative care.

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Mercedes joined a convoy of supercars with F1 machinery to help surprise a three-year-old boy dying of cancer.

Morgan Ridler was diagnosed with a complex form of cancer in October 2021 and, through his battle with the rare condition, has become the inspiration behind Morgan's Army Charitable Foundation, which supports families of children diagnosed with cancer in South Wales.

Morgan's parents have been told his treatment is not working after relapsing and that quality of life is now the priority, with focus being moved towards palliative care.

More than £20,000 has been raised through an online crowdfunding page to help the Swansea family, which also includes Morgan's younger sister, to create special memories together.

The supercar event in Gorseinon, near Swansea, Wales, was arranged by Morgan's parents, with Mercedes included in the line-up.

A team spokesperson told RacingNews365.com: "We were planning on inviting Morgan to come to Silverstone with us to meet the drivers and see the cars in the garage, but he sadly needed to stop his treatment, so his condition didn’t allow him to travel anymore.

"So we decided to bring the car to him along with the drivers' helmets, steering wheel, race suit and gloves for him to get a little race track feel.

"We also showed him some messages from Lewis, George and Toto. It was lovely to meet Morgan, his whole family, his friends and community."


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