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Kids Wish Network grants wish for Texas teen with Derrick Rose of Chicago Bulls

February 19th, 2014

ODESSA, TX: Traveling to Chicago in February isn’t usually a Southern kid’s idea of a good time, but for Texas teen Guy “Rene” Vega this trip was definitely worth it. Braving the Mid-West cold, Rene patiently awaited the moment when Kids Wish Network would make his wish a reality; he was going to meet to […]

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Rene Met Derrick Rose and Sat Courtside at a Chicago Bulls Game!

November 22nd, 2013

“I can’t believe I got to meet Derrick Rose and sit courtside at the game.” In February of 2013, Rene went to what was supposed to be a routine doctor’s appointment. The visit changed dramatically when physicians discovered a cancerous tumor. The teen immediately began chemotherapy but after months of treatment and no response, doctor’s […]

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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.