Tag: asthma

Christopher’s Perfect Playground

July 2015

“He’s been practicing his slide skills” Diagnosed at birth with Down syndrome, doctors also immediately discovered that Christopher had a hole in his heart and reflux. After two years, the hole closed on its own without surgical intervention, but Christopher still faced challenges. In addition to Down syndrome, he has severe asthma, requiring multiple daily […]

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Cameron- Hero of the Month

April 2015

“This award made Cameron’s night” Cameron is an outgoing and spunky little boy with a history of severe complications from asthma. For the second time in a month, Cameron was recently admitted to the Orange Regional Medical Center for care. The 4-year-old was brought to the ER because he was having a difficult time breathing. […]

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Ja’Von’s grand visit to the Grand Canyon

April 2015

“Ja’Von experiences pain every day” Diagnosed after birth with sickle cell anemia, experiencing daily pain is just one symptom that Wish Kid Ja’Von battles. His life-threatening condition causes the blood cells to become crescent shaped, which can then slow or block blood flow and oxygen throughout the body. The hereditary blood disorder can lead to […]

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A Boy with Cerebral Palsy is the Pixar Prince

March 2015

“Riley loved every Toy Story ride” At 6 weeks old, doctors discovered a subarachnoid cyst that took up three-quarters of Riley’s brain. Doctors immediately performed surgery and implanted a shunt to relieve some of the pressure. Unfortunately, the shunt failed and Riley needed another surgery to replace it. When Riley was 18 months old, doctors […]

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Wish Granted for Military Family With Ill Child Before Father Deploys

January 2015

BLACKLICK, Ohio (Jan. 12, 2014): Children’s charity Kids Wish Network worked quickly to grant the wish of 3-year-old Hunter Miller to visit Disney World and SeaWorld before his father, a major in the Ohio National Guard, deployed for another year. For the Miller family, time together is extremely precious. Dewey Miller, Hunter’s father, was actively […]

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Hunter’s Happily Ever After

December 2014

“I’ve never seen Hunter so happy” Hunter was born three months premature when his mother required an emergency C-section. He spent the next 403 days in the NICU during in which time he had his first heart surgery at just 10 days old. Hunter suffers from multiple life-threatening illnesses: chronic lung disease, cerebral palsy, asthma, […]

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Aubrey and Eli’s brotherly Bahamian cruise

September 2014

“Aubrey and Eli truly felt special” As brothers, Aubrey and Eli share a lot in life: the same parents, toys, clothes, and even the same life-threatening illness. Both Aubrey and Eli suffer from type 1 diabetes and started showing symptoms at the same age. Aubrey, the older brother, started getting sick constantly when he was […]

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Kids Wish Network is a charitable organization dedicated to infusing hope, creating happy memories, and improving the quality of life for children having experienced life-altering situations. Kids Wish Network assists children and their families through several key programs.