Tag: Disney World


Making Myli’s Wish Come True

July 21st, 2015

“She got to meet all her favorites from Frozen” Born eight weeks premature, Myli started suffering from seizures immediately and was flown to a nearby children’s hospital for her first two weeks of life. At her one-month follow-up appointment, her doctor noticed Myli’s legs were not functioning normally and were somewhat crossed. According to her […]

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Jasper’s Mickey Mouse Retreat

July 20th, 2015

“He was in theme-park paradise” Jasper was born with five heart defects because his heart developed on the right side of his body, pumped backwards, and had switched arteries. At 7 days old, he needed his first of three heart surgeries. Currently, Jasper visits his cardiologist every two weeks and the surgeon once a month […]

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Adeline Davis

A Glass Slipper for Adeline

July 20th, 2015

“PRINCESS-PACKED WISH TRIP WAS SPECTACULAR” Adeline was diagnosed at birth with Down syndrome, a congenital disorder that can cause intellectual impairment and physical abnormalities. She was placed in the NICU for six days where she then contracted E-coli. After her release, Adeline was diagnosed with hypothyroidism at 6 months old when she didn’t reach her […]

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Frozen Fun for Brooklyn

June 26th, 2015

“Her favorite was when she met the ‘Frozen’ sisters” Adrenal Insufficiency or Addisons disease is a rare hormone disorder that affects about one in 100,000 people, and 12-year-old Brooklyn is one of them. The lack of cortisol in Brooklyn’s body requires her to take medication for her thyroid and for hormone growth. Having exactly the […]

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Mia Grace Lazarine

Tinker Bell Befriends a Girl with Cerebral Palsy

June 26th, 2015

“Mia was ecstatic over meeting her favorite fairy” Immediately after birth, Mia had her first seizure which lasted 30 minutes. She was treated initially only for seizures, but soon her family started to notice her inability to hear; Mia had suffered significant hearing loss. More issues came when Mia was 6 months old. She was […]

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Paige’s Passion for Princesses

June 26th, 2015

“Meeting her favorite Disney characters meant the world to her” Paige was diagnosed at birth with biliary atresia, a blockage in the tubes that carry bile from the liver to the gallbladder. It can lead to liver damage and cirrhosis, which is deadly if not treated. Paige was constantly suffering from infections as a result […]

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Roman (in Red) and Rowan (in blue)

Roman and Rowan’s Disney Adventure

May 29th, 2015

“Roman and Rowan’s lives will revolve around their disease forever” Twins Roman (in Red) and Rowan (in Blue) seem to be like your average 5-year-old boys. They love Disney shows and enjoy playing with toy trains and cars, but there’s one thing that makes them not like typical little boys. Both Roman and Rowan suffer […]

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Thomas’s Magical Dream Come True

March 24th, 2015

“Thomas loved everything” Thomas was diagnosed with hemophilia, a severe bleeding disorder, at birth and has been receiving regular doses of blood-clotting medication three times each week for his entire life. He also knows he must be extremely careful when playing to prevent cuts or scrapes. Thomas’s condition prevents his blood from clotting, making any […]

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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.