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J.J. Abrams On Granting Dying Fan's Wish: 'Unbelievably Touching'

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J.J. Abrams granted a Star Trek fan's dying wish to see Star Trek: Into Darkness before he passed away.

That man, Daniel Craft, is no longer with us.

J.J. was asked about the experience, which we're sure was one of the most powerful moments of his life. Here's what he had to say:

“It’s very sensitive. [It was] unbelievably touching.”

The way he delivered the very few words about it were very telling, as he hadn't been expecting to be asked about it during a panel for Revolution. He was clearly overwhelmed by the opportunity and responsibility to grant a dying man’s wish.

Cancer sucks. Daniel had been diagnosed just six weeks ago with a terminal diagnosis. A friend posted online about how much he wanted to see the flick, and J.J. responded personally and privately, and sent a DVD with an early cut for Daniel to watch.

The movie won't be out until May.

We hope you're in a better play, Daniel. Our hearts go out to him, his family, and friends.

[Image via WENN.]

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