When you were a child, chances were that Halloween was one of your favorite holidays.
Although feasting on the massive amounts of candy you'd collect was a sweet reward, the best part was showing off your costume that you painstakingly crafted for the last couple of weeks.
Sadly, sometimes health reasons can affect a youngster's ability to participate in the spookiest activity of the year, leading to an abundance of disappointment.
However, one eight-year-old boy was able to experience the joy of dressing up when he was given a remarkably incredible custom-made Halloween costume.
If you happen to stroll down the streets this October 31 in Turlock, California, you may just come across Cash Goeppert, who's riding in a unique wheelchair you've never seen before.
This weekend, Cash was gifted a custom-made monster truck wheelchair - appropriately named Cash's Crusher - that will blow any other kid's costume out of the water.
Cash has pinal muscular atrophy Type 1, a genetic condition that affects the nerve cells that control the voluntary muscle in his spinal cord, and requires a reclining wheelchair to move.
A few months ago, Cash's parents Ashley and Cameron Goeppert reached out to Magic Wheelchair, which "builds epic costumes for kiddos in wheelchairs "” at no cost to families."
The non-profit's aim is to transform children's wheelchairs "into awesomeness, created by our hands and their imaginations," and they have yet to disappoint.
After the Goepperts applied to be the recipients of one of the astounding creations, they were partnered up with husband-and-wife Manteca Unified School District teachers Scott and Jennifer Myers, who were able to make the monster truck of the little boy's dreams.
"His eyes lit up really big."
Scott, who runs the be.next video game design academy on the Lathrop High School campus, recruited five students and their friends to build the wheelchair, which he estimated took 200 to 220 hours to complete in less than five weeks.
"To make something that was real and was going to go out into the world and be his Halloween costume was special," Scott told The Modesto Bee.
Their efforts didn't go unappreciated, as Ashley said her son was thrilled with the blue and yellow creation.
"He has facial gestures and he can speak words that if you know him, you can understand. His eyes lit up really big," she said, adding that her son was even able to turn half of his mouth into a smile.
"Once they got it hooked up to his wheelchair and dad took him for a spin around the parking lot at the school, he was telling Dad, 'Go faster, go faster.' He was really excited about it."
[H/T: The Modesto Bee]