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Male Stars Who Were Bullied

December 9th, 2015

“From Victims to A-List Celebrities: Beating the Bullying Culture Part 2” Bullying transcends demographic barriers, gender included. No one is immune, not even celebrities. Emotional or physical in nature, the pain that follows the abuse takes its toll on the victim. You can’t control what other kids do or say, but you can control how […]

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Kids Wish Network grants teen’s wish to visit set of MTV Movie of the Year “Catching Fire”

April 16th, 2014

SAN JOSE, Calif.: As Marisa Tran was stuck in the hospital recovering from rounds of chemotherapy, there was one book series that she loved to repeatedly read cover-to-cover, “The Hunger Games”. The teen easily related to Katniss’s bravery and strong nature, two things Marisa needed to help her through the devastating treatment required to fight […]

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Marisa catches the fever at “Catching Fire”

November 11th, 2011

“Marisa loved meeting the cast of her favorite novels and award-winning movies.” Marisa was diagnosed with both acute lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL) and acute myelogenous leukemia (AML) in 2011. Having both life-threatening conditions is a very rare occurrence, and Marisa started treatment immediately. In October of 2011, she underwent her first bone marrow transplant then began […]

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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.