Tag: Sickle Cell Disease

Where do Jelly Beans really come from? Just ask PJ-Fox!

April 2014

“PJ-Fox’s wish renewed our faith in people” At 9 months old, PJ-Fox was diagnosed with sickle cell disease, a hereditary blood disorder characterized by abnormal red blood cells assuming a rigid, sickle shape causing the flow of blood and oxygen to become blocked in the body. PJ-Fox received his first blood transfusion at 1 ½ […]

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I Loved my Shopping Spree Wish!

February 2013

Name: Miracle Age: 17 State: FL Miracle was born with sickle cell disease. This is a condition in which her body creates irregularly shaped blood cells that get caught up in the veins and arteries, blocking normal blood flow and causing a great deal of pain. On her 13th birthday, Miracle almost died after her blood […]

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I Loved my Shopping Spree at Toys “R” Us!

October 2012

Name: Amia Age: 8 State: MD When she was born, Amia was diagnosed with sickle cell disease, a condition that causes irregularly shaped blood cells and creates extreme episodes of pain. She suffers from a lot of hip, arm and back pain because of this condition and she must follow a strict regimen of pain […]

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I Met Mindless Behavior!

October 2012

Name: Chloe Age: 13 State: MD At birth, Chloe was diagnosed with sickle cell disease, a condition that causes irregularly shaped blood cells and creates extreme episodes of pain. As an infant, she suffered a silent stroke and also suffers from a condition called avascular necrosis, in which her bones are dying due to poor […]

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My Wish Came True!

October 2012

Name: William Age: 15 State: MD When he was born, William was diagnosed with sickle cell disease, a condition that causes irregularly shaped blood cells and creates extreme episodes of pain. He suffers from severe hip and joint pain and also suffers from a condition called avascular necrosis, in which his bones are dying due […]

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Meet Favaughn, John Morrison’s FIRST Wish Kid!

October 2010

Name: Favaughn Age: 13 State: GA Favaughn was born with a life-threatening and debilitating illness called sickle cell disease. This is a blood disorder that causes Favaughn to experience excruciating pain. Because changes in temperature affect Favaughn’s body and cause pain flair-ups, he is unable to participate in many activities that he enjoys, like swimming […]

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