Shooting wild bears, making alternate endings to TV shows and now detonating high-powered explosives - when the Make-A-Wish Foundation comes knocking, it really holds true to its word.

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VIDEO Prime Minister, Governor General, AFP join forces to make boys wish come true Declan Malcolm Turnbull blow something up. Source: 7News prime minister, governor general, afp join forces to make boys wish come true

Declan McLean-Pauley, 12, is currently in remission after a hard fight with leukemia and his request was simple; he wanted to watch things explode.

A casual meeting with the Australian Prime Minister was also thrown in to sweeten the deal.

The foundation delivered by organising a day out with the Australian Federal Police’s Specialist Response Group in Majura, Canberra.

The AFP and Make-A-Wish Foundation joined forces to make Declan's dream come true.
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull was very welcoming of young Declan. Source: AAP

"The family were blown away with the wish," Australian Federal Police’s David Sharpe said. "We don't often get a police wish, so I was quite excited."

According to a video published to Facebook on Nov. 29 by the police force, Declan blew up all kinds of stuff, including walls, doors and a special display comprised of explosives that spelled out his name.

He reportedly made the request because he wanted a distraction from his illness. In a video shared by police, Declan certainly looks distracted. Sporting full protective gear with a detonator in hand, the youngster sends smokey fireballs into the sky with the push of a button.

“He’s definitely in a great spot at the moment,” his mother, Belinda, said after the event. “He’s enjoyed every minute of it.”

Declan endured seven-months of chemotherapy and more than 30 blood transufsions during his battle.
A date with a celebrity? Nah, let's go blow stuff up.

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