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JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- A New Jersey family is making a home on the First Coast to bring peace of mind to a man who is battling cancer.

Luis Rodriguez, 37, wanted his family to be surrounded by family and live in Florida.

Rodriguez has acute myeloid leukemia which makes getting around difficult and breathing even tougher as he is dependent on oxygen.

"Still in awe what my family and wife able to pull together within a couple of days. It's amazing," said the father of three with the oldest a teenager.

The Rodriguez family left Camden, New Jersey on Tuesday night driving an RV so Luis would be comfortable.

The former landscaper was diagnosed with leukemia year ago with family saying the prognosis is not good.

Margo Grasso who is Luis' mother-in-law moved to Jacksonville in late spring to prepare for the families move.

"This was a super team effort," said Grasso who will live with the Rodriguez family.

"We all did this for Luis because this is where he wanted to be," she said.

For Luis he is where he wanted to be surrounded by family.

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