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Nashville wish comes true for teen with life-threatening illness

July 7th, 2015

ASHLAND, Ky. (July 7, 2015): For more than six years, 14-year-old Katie Vallance from Ashland, KY, has been bravely battling severe epilepsy. The constant threat of seizures has placed a huge burden on the teen, but she doesn’t let it damper her dreams of one day becoming a country music star. And thanks to children’s […]

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The Man Behind Anna’s Inspiration: Her Wish to Meet Darius Rucker

January 26th, 2015

“Anna and Darius talked like next door neighbors” Early in 2014, Anna suddenly began experiencing severe muscle weakness that affected only one side of her body and lost the ability to speak normally. Doctors performed a CAT scan and discovered “patches” of gray shadows in Anna’s brain. Days later, the teen was diagnosed with moyamoya […]

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Katie kicks it country-style: Nashville Wish Trip

December 16th, 2014

“Katie couldn’t stop smiling” Katie was diagnosed with epilepsy in 2009 and tried medication after medication to try and control her seizures, but nothing seemed to work. At the end of the year, Katie suffered from a grand mal seizure, a serious episode categorized by a loss of consciousness and violent muscle contractions. After that […]

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Emily sees “20/20” with Justin Timberlake

January 6th, 2014

“Meeting JT was truly a dream come true for Emily” In 2010, Emily began suffering from heart palpitations. Doctors conducted an echocardiogram and stress test on the 8th grade student; the results were devastating, Emily couldn’t walk for more than two minutes without stressing her heart. An angiogram confirmed she had congenital heart disease and […]

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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.