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PROJECT X

Car buffs surprise cancer patient

Volunteers who secretly worked on restoring Heather McCord Dombroski’s classic Mustang after she was diagnosed with cancer pose with the car, Saturday outside the 10th Street Dillons store.

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Great Bend’s car lovers gathered Saturday for their final Shine and Show of the year, and unveiled “Project X.”
For the past two months, volunteers had been meeting secretly to finish a vintage car restoration for Heather McCord Dombroski, who was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year. The car sat hidden behind a trailer in the 10th Street Dillons parking lot. Shortly after 2 p.m., the trailer pulled away to expose the secret project.
“It love it!” Dombroski said, as she recognized her 1965 Ford Mustang, now a show car with glossy black paint and a new ...


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