‘I was speechless’: Area Bengals fan with ALS, daughter headed to Super Bowl

DAYTON — A father’s love has inspired people he has never met to help him and his daughter fulfill their lifelong dream.

News Center 7 introduced you to Paul and Sarah miracle before the Bengals took on the Las Vegas Raiders.

Now the father-daughter duo is able to follow the stripes all the way to Los Angeles — all thanks to the generosity of strangers.

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Paul said he never expected to go to the Super Bowl, let alone see his team play.

Three years ago Paul was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s Disease and his daughter worries this will be the last Bengals season they will see together.

So Sarah decided to do something memorable for her father.

“I just can’t say enough about how proud I am of her, and how I feel about her.” Paul told News Center 7′s Kayla McDermott.

Game Day has always been important for Paul and his daughter, and Sarah said it’s responsible for some of her fondest memories.

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Thanks to the generosity of strangers, including two large anonymous donations, the duo will have another special memory they can both cherish.

“I just cant explain it in words,” Paul said.

The Miracles needed $30,000 to cover their trip, which they raised through an online fundraiser a week before the game.

They will be donating any additional money to ALS research.

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Not only will Paul and Sarah be going to the game, but they will be going first class thanks to Delta Airlines.

Paul and Sarah have a routine at every game, first they eat a cheese and pepperoni pizza followed by nachos with jalapeno cheese and salsa.

The duo say they are beyond blessed and appreciative for what others have done for them.