Tag: Phantom of the Opera

Michael Torrens - Phantom of Opera Wish

New Jersey boy granted Broadway wish

February 4th, 2015

LIVINGSTON, N.J. (Feb. 4, 2015): For the average boy, running around or playing football might be a favorite pastime, but for Wish Kid Michael Torrens from Livingston, N.J., physical activity isn’t an option. Diagnosed with cerebral palsy as an infant, 11-year-old Michael has always found solace in Broadway musicals. Now, thanks to children’s charity Kids […]

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Michael Torrens - Phantom of Opera Wish

Michael visits the (Phantom of) the Opera!

December 4th, 2014

“The wish was beyond Michael’s wildest dreams” Michael first started displaying symptoms of his life-threatening disease at 6 months old. His mother noticed he wasn’t hitting developmental milestones, and while all babies develop differently, his issues didn’t seem to improve months later. At 9 months old, Michael was officially diagnosed with cerebral palsy, a disorder […]

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