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Pink simply made a terminally unwell fan's dream come true. 

The "Increase Your Glass" singer, 42, sat down with long-time fan and fellow Philadelphia native Diane Berberian, 63, for a thirty-minute Zoom name final month, serving to her examine off one of many final main targets left on her bucket checklist.

Exterior of being one among Pink's greatest followers, Berberian is an elite runner, triathlete, and Ironman competitor, who's in hospice care after being recognized with bone most cancers. In line with ABC 6, the 63-year-old accomplished her last marathon in Philadelphia simply final month.

On Nov. 27, Berberian posted a segment from her conversation with Pink on Fb and shared her appreciation for everybody who helped make it doable.

"THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO TOOK THE TIME TO TRY AND MAKE CONNECTIONS... OUR DREAM CAME TRUE!!!!!" she captioned the video. "Pink sang 'We Are the Champions.' Will attempt to share later." 

Within the video, Berberian referred to as Pink's determination to talk together with her "a stupendous act of kindness," expressing that when she came upon they had been going to fulfill it introduced tears to her eyes. 

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"You've got made my day," she mentioned. "I do not even know what's on my bucket checklist now, since you had been thus far on the prime. All the opposite issues began to occur so it is kinda like, 'Okay, I am going to consider somethin' else!'" 

Pink revealed that it was one other fan that tipped her off to Berberian's want and marveled at her story.

"You've a type of bravery that I do not perceive," the musician mentioned. "You are bringing consolation to different folks when you're strolling by means of this." 

"I all the time say I am climbing the stairway to heaven now," Berberian replied, including that she "lived giant" previous to her prognosis and did "plenty of all the things" she needed to do "personally, professionally, athletically."

She additionally informed Pink that her music is commonly the very first thing she listens to within the morning. "Most of my days begin with the music of the day and it is a Pink music normally," she shared. "Once I race, it is all the time a Pink music." 

Berberian added, "Pink, I really like you, I really like all the things about you."

She has spoken about her admiration for the singer previously, telling NBC News, "I love that she is a lady who seeks her reality; she's sturdy, she's daring and that is who Philly ladies are." 

On the finish of their name, Berberian gave Pink one last message, "Do not surrender! Do not cease doing what you are doing!" 

"Okay," Pink replied. "I will not." 

Watch their heartwarming dialog within the video above!

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