Tag: Cystic Fibrosis

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Kids Wish Network grants wish to meet “Dog the Bounty Hunter”

September 22nd, 2014

ARLINGTON, Va.: Even though her smile was hidden behind a necessary respiratory mask, you could still see the sparkle in Maria Canales’s eyes as she meet her idol, Duane “Dog the Bounty Hunter” Chapman for the first time. The 12-year-old from Virginia was able to meet Mr. and Mrs. Chapman on her wish trip granted […]

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Mickey (and Adele’s) Very Merry Christmas Party

September 4th, 2014

“Even the simplest sniffle can land Adele in the hospital” When little Adele was first brought home from the hospital, she didn’t show any symptoms of her life-threatening disease. It wasn’t until she was four weeks old that her parents noticed something was wrong. The tiny child was taken back to the hospital where she […]

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McKenzie’s Wish is in the Works!

July 22nd, 2014

McKenzie’s wish is in the works! Check back soon for all the details! You can help make McKenzie’s wish a reality! Become part of the Kids Wish Network difference and contribute to her dream today! Name: McKenzie Age: 13 State: AL Illness: Cystic Fibrosis Wish: In the works! Wish Category: Wish is in the Works!

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Tropical wish granted by Kids Wish Network for Auburn-area Cystic Fibrosis Warrior

July 3rd, 2014

AUBURN, Wash.: If you just take a quick glance, Kylie Latta doesn’t look like she’s sick, but the 11-year-old has been dealing with a life-threatening illness since birth. With a shortened life expectancy, Kylie and her family know the value of a once-in-a-lifetime adventure, like the tropical wish recently granted for Kylie by Florida-based children’s […]

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DD’s Disney World Comes to Life

April 24th, 2014

“DD’s wish was such a memorable experience” DD, as he insists everyone call him, is an imaginative and energized child who has suffered from a life-threatening condition from birth. DD was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a newborn after his mom repeatedly admitted him to ER. She noticed that he wasn’t interested in food and […]

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Kids Wish Network grants Disney wish for California child suffering from Cystic Fibrosis

April 9th, 2014

ADELANTO, Cali.: Allissa Gabriel is always relieved when she’s finished with a surgery, and her last discharge from the hospital came in the nick of time. The 10-year-old Adelanto, CA, child was released just in time for her wish to Disney World granted by children’s charity Kids Wish Network. The organization is dedicated to infusing […]

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Sidney’s CRUISE to health

April 8th, 2014

“Her blood sugar level was 600% higher than a normal, healthy range” When Sidney was only 6 years old, she fell extremely ill for weeks. She was rushed to the doctor where her blood sugar levels read over 1,000; that’s more than 600% higher than a normal, healthy range. Once the body’s blood sugar level […]

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Acting like a T-Rex to the “T”: Justin’s Dinosaur Dream

April 8th, 2014

“Justin takes 20 pills a day, but it still can’t cure his illness” Justin and his family went five years without knowing about his life-threatening condition. Doctors kept misdiagnosing the active child with solutions like the asthma or bronchitis. It wasn’t until his little brother was born and diagnosed with cystic fibrosis that Justin was […]

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