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Nashville wish comes true for teen with life-threatening illness

July 7th, 2015

ASHLAND, Ky. (July 7, 2015): For more than six years, 14-year-old Katie Vallance from Ashland, KY, has been bravely battling severe epilepsy. The constant threat of seizures has placed a huge burden on the teen, but she doesn’t let it damper her dreams of one day becoming a country music star. And thanks to children’s […]

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The Man Behind Anna’s Inspiration: Her Wish to Meet Darius Rucker

January 26th, 2015

“Anna and Darius talked like next door neighbors” Early in 2014, Anna suddenly began experiencing severe muscle weakness that affected only one side of her body and lost the ability to speak normally. Doctors performed a CAT scan and discovered “patches” of gray shadows in Anna’s brain. Days later, the teen was diagnosed with moyamoya […]

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Katie kicks it country-style: Nashville Wish Trip

December 16th, 2014

“Katie couldn’t stop smiling” Katie was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2009 and tried medication after medication to try and control her seizures, but nothing seemed to work. At the end of the year, Katie suffered from a grand mal seizure, a serious episode categorized by a loss of consciousness and violent muscle contractions. After that […]

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Kids Wish Network and Jason Aldean grant wish for Georgia teen with life-threatening illness

June 20th, 2014

CANTON, Ga.: Elijah Cook from Canton, G.A., can totally relate to his country idol, Jason Aldean. The two both know all the words to Aldean’s songs, love the Georgia Bulldogs, and now, have both had the red-carpet treatment. During Elijah’s recent wish trip, granted by children’s charity Kids Wish Network, the 13-year-old was treated just […]

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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.