Tag: Madame Tussauds

Wish Kid Maddy’s Princess Adventure

Wish Kid Maddy’s Princess Adventure

March 8th, 2016

When her daughter was first born, Maddy’s mom was heartbroken to find out that her sweet baby girl was suffering from kidney reflux. Serious complications include permanent kidney scarring and eventual kidney failure. To correct the malformation, Maddy had surgery at the tender age of two. It was only a few years later that Maddy […]

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Wish Kid Christina as a princess - Kids Wish Network

Wish Kid Christina is a Princess For a Day in San Francisco

January 21st, 2016

At age five, Christina began having persistent headaches and felt nauseated and fatigued for two weeks straight. Doctors performed an MRI and results showed a fast-growing and high-grade tumor located in her cerebellum, a stage IV Medulloblastoma. Over time, Christina has endured surgery, radiation, and chemotherapy as treatment. She is a shy and creative girl, […]

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Max’s Mickey Mouse Fantasy is Fulfilled

October 23rd, 2015

“This experience provided him with happy memories that will last a lifetime” On New Year’s Day, newborn Max was rushed back to the hospital by his concerned parents. Max was spitting up, hadn’t had his first bowel movement, and had a distended belly. Placed in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit, doctors inserted an internal colon […]

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Hannah’s Viva Las Vegas Vacation

October 23rd, 2015

“She learned that she is capable of doing more in one day than she ever realized was possible” Hannah was born 12 weeks early with a hole in her heart and was diagnosed with cerebral palsy. A disorder of movement, muscle tone, or posture, cerebral palsy heavily affects muscle control and coordination. Vital functions that […]

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Flying High with Ethan

October 20th, 2015

“From roller coasters to indoor skydiving, this wish let him explore his adventurous side” Ethan wasn’t drinking his bottle, had a high pitched squeal, and the compressions in his stomach for breathing were abnormal. Ethan was admitted to the hospital, and doctors placed a feeding tube in his little body. Then he started to have […]

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Madeline Crone

A Wild Ride with Madeline

September 18th, 2015

“A pianist at heart, she loved seeing the orchestra perform” At age 12, Madeline was experiencing chronic stomach pain, digestive problems, failure to thrive and was underweight. Madeline’s doctors discovered that her kidneys were too small and had lost 1/3 of their total function. She was diagnosed with Vesicoureteral reflux and Celiac disease. Veiscoureteral reflux […]

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Makayla’s Splash Mountain Memories

September 17th, 2015

“She radiated happiness throughout the entire trip” At 18 months old, Makayla’s mom noticed that her daughter’s eyes were puffy. Thinking the symptoms were allergy related, Makayla’s doctor gave her antibiotics and a steroid to reduce the swelling. When the symptoms persisted despite the medicine, a series of tests revealed that there was a lack […]

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A Swimmingly Good Time for Sophia

September 16th, 2015

“SeaWorld was her favorite part of the trip” Sophia is a 9-year-old girl who woke up one morning paralyzed. The entire right side of her body wasn’t functioning. Sophia had an enormous bleed on her brain, and weak blood vessels had started growing in Sophia’s brain. They had leaked and caused an enormous bleed on […]

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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.