Tag: DiGeorge Syndrome

Wish kid Gannon - Kids Wish Network

Wish Kid Gannon

June 7th, 2016

Kids Wish Network is hard at work planning an incredible experience for Gannon; make sure to stay up to date by checking back soon for all of the details of their once-in-a-lifetime wish!  

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Sioux City girl honored as Hero of the Month

December 1st, 2014

…despite her struggle, Trista remained positive and cooperative…

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Sharon Wish Kid

Sharon’s Magical Wish

May 20th, 2014

“Sharon is trying to recover the lost time of her childhood” Born premature, Wish Kid Sharon has dealt with multiple medical issues. She spent her first few years in and out of the hospital making frequent trips due to constant ear infections, breathing troubles and hernia operations. After Sharon and her family moved to the […]

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caden wish kid

Caden’s dynamite Disney dream

November 18th, 2013

“Caden cannot stop talking about Florida and his Disney trip; this has made his year” Caden cannot stop talking about Florida and his Disney trip, which keeps him from thinking about his next upcoming heart surgery, thankfully. Caden is an active and outgoing little boy who suffers from dangerous heart complications caused by his life-threatening […]

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Disney World was Awesome!

November 13th, 2012

Name: Brittany Age: 14 State: MN As an infant, Brittany was diagnosed with DiGeorge syndrome. This is a rare congenital disease whose symptoms vary greatly between individuals but commonly include a history of recurrent infections and heart defects. Because of her condition, Brittany must visit the hospital every 3 weeks to have IV fluids and […]

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Riley Makes Jessica’s Day

October 5th, 2009

I just received the most precious photo of one of my little wish kids, named Jessica. Jessica was diagnosed at birth with DiGeorge Syndrome. DiGeorge is a genetic disorder that includes certain heart defects, effects on facial appearance, and seizure disorders. Jessica is ventilator dependent and had to have a tracheotomy during a surgery. She […]

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