Tag: Heart condition

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Female Stars Who Were Bullied

November 20th, 2015

“From Victims to A-List Celebrities: Beating the Bullying Culture” Bullying is an epidemic that many of our Wish Kids know all too well due to their life-threatening illnesses. Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center states that children facing life-altering medical situations or a life-threatening illness are two to three times more likely to be bullied. They […]

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I Met the Cast of “iCarly!”

June 22nd, 2011

Name: Alyssa Age: 9 State: CA Alyssa’s doctors initially thought she only had a heart murmur and sent her home, but at 3-months-old, she got sick and turned blue and finally diagnosed her with tetralogy of fallot. This is a life-threatening heart defect that changes the flow of blood through her heart. In addition, Alyssa’s […]

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Connor’s Disney Dream Come True!

May 2nd, 2011

Name: Connor Age: 5 State: VA Connor was born with a heart condition called dilated cardiomyopathy. This is a condition in which the heart is enlarged and severely weakened, which causes it to lose its ability to pump blood effectively. In fact, the heart Connor was born with only pumped 3% of his blood. For […]

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