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Wish Kid Morgan - Kids Wish Network

Morgan’s Wish to Meet a Princess is Granted

May 18th, 2016

When Morgan was two years old, a blood sugar test showed that her glucose level was a startling 600, three times the norm. She now uses a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) to check her glucose levels 24 hours a day through a sensor that connects to an insulin pump. The CGM will give Morgan early […]

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Trevor’s Wish Treats Him to Disney and An Astronaut

April 6th, 2016

In one day, Trevor was so thirsty that he drank eight bottles of water, a pint of milk, a half gallon of iced tea, and a liter of soda. His blood sugar results were so high that they wouldn’t register on the machine’s scale. He had also lost 19 pounds since his last visit. His […]

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Wish Kid MacAdrian’s Adventure to See Her Beloved Princesses, Mermaids, and Fairies

March 23rd, 2016

MacAdrian, affectionately nicknamed “Mackie,” was only two years old when she started displaying symptoms for what her parents would later learn was type 1 diabetes. At one point, her glucose level was a startling 526, more than twice the norm. It took two days to normalize her blood sugar levels and another six days in […]

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Illeona’s Visit to Orlando

February 22nd, 2016

“A welcome break from her regular life indoors” Illeonna was just four years old when she had her first seizure. The tiny tot spent a week in the hospital following the episode that would change the course of her life. Results from an MRI and EEG showed that Illeona had abnormal cerebral activity in the […]

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Wish Kid Colten Met His Favorite Characters at Disney

February 19th, 2016

“He was able to give out hugs and trained to be a superhero” Two weeks after Colten turned five, he lost all functioning in his legs. He went from being able to walk normally to not even being able to stand on his own. Colten was originally diagnosed with dopamine-responsive dystonia (DRD), a rare condition […]

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A Toddler’s Dangerously Starved Cells

February 8th, 2016

“Gracie did not want to leave Florida” At three years old, little Gracie had already been potty trained. When she began regressing, her mom thought she might have a simple bladder infection so she took her to the pediatrician. Gracie’s labs showed that her blood sugar levels were alarmingly high at 500; shocking news considering […]

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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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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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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.