Tag: Dolphin Swim

Chase’s Tropical Cruise

October 2013

“Swimming with the dolphin was the highlight for Chase” In early 2013, Wish Kid Chase became violently ill during a basketball game. After a visit to his doctor, Chase was diagnosed with dilated cardiomyapathy, a life-threatening heart condition which prevents the heart from pumping correctly. In just a matter of days, Chase’s lungs began taking […]

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An Inspiring Wish

August 2012

Wishes are extraordinary. I know, because I help grant them. My name is Rhonda, and I’m a Wish Coordinator here at Kids Wish Network. Every day I am amazed at the strength and courage of the kids for whom I grant wishes. They’re constantly in pain, in and out of hospitals, and their situations are […]

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I Want to Swim with Dolphins!

January 2010

Name: Zachary H. Age: 10 State: OH Just last June, Zachary developed a golf ball-sized lump on his neck and was diagnosed with stage two Hodgkin’s lymphoma, which is a cancer of the white blood cells. At first, his doctors placed him on antibiotics, but the tumor actually got larger. He then endured surgery to […]

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Molly’s Dolphin Swim

January 2010

Name: Molly Age: 14 State: OH At the age of 5, Molly was diagnosed with epilepsy. This is a neurological disorder characterized by frequent unprovoked seizures. At 6 years old, she had her first grand mal seizure. In addition, Molly has also been diagnosed with hypotonia, which is a condition of abnormally low muscle tone […]

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Mariah’s Magical Swim

January 2010

Name: Mariah Age: 7 State: MI Before Mariah celebrated her first birthday, she was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and Epilepsy. She has seizures on a daily basis, and relies on a walker or a wheelchair for mobility. Doctors are considering putting a pace maker into her chest to help control the frequency of her seizures. […]

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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.