Tag: Cystic Fibrosis

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Wish Kid Colton’s Big Imagination

September 2016

Colton was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis (CF) at just five weeks old. Treatment for his cystic fibrosis includes medication, precaution treatments to loosen the congestion in his lungs, an inhaler, and a precaution vest. He also is hospitalized at least once a year for a couple of weeks for what his family calls his “tune […]

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Wish Kid Morgan Wants to ‘Rock Out’ On a New Guitar

June 2016

Morgan was diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis at the time of her birth. Immediately, as a new-born she started breathing treatments and medications that seemed to help her lung function, for the time-being. However, as Morgan got older, her condition worsened. Anytime her lung function was low, she would spend time in the hospital to bring […]

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After the Wish – Wish Kid Yasmin’s Perseverance Inspires An Entire Community

May 2015

“Yasmin has inspired not only her friends and family, but her strength, perseverance and fighting attitude has inspired an entire community of people” Maria (Yasmin) was only 18 months old when she was diagnosed with chronic lung disease and cystic fibrosis, resulting in frequent hospitalizations. At age 2, doctors discovered part of her right lung […]

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Dreams Do Come True

January 2015

Guest blog by Lisa, mother to Wish Kids Jacob and Kasey Excerpt from: Dreams do come true Feb. 5, 2013 For years, my two children have been dreaming about their wishes. Both our children have cystic fibrosis, a life-shortening genetic disease that primarily affects the lungs. Our children knew that people with serious medical conditions […]

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Where are they now? Wish Kid Emma…

December 2014

In April 2013, we granted Wish Kid Emma a once-in-a-lifetime experience to visit the set of CBS’s award-winning show NCIS.

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

September 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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Adele’s Merry Mickey and Disney Christmas

September 2014

It was all so cool! When Wish Kid Adele was born, she seemed perfectly healthy. But when she was just 4 weeks old, she starting showing concerning symptoms. Adele was taken back to the hospital where she was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, a genetic disorder that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up in the […]

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McKenzie’s One Direction Bedroom

July 2014

“McKenzie loves her new room” Wish Kid McKenzie has struggled since birth with her health; she wasn’t able to keep food down and didn’t gain enough weight to sustain her body. At 3 months old, McKenzie was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, an inherited disease that mostly affects the lungs, pancreas, intestines and liver. This life-threatening […]

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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.