Tag: Spastic Quadriplegia

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Female Stars Who Were Bullied

November 20th, 2015

“From Victims to A-List Celebrities: Beating the Bullying Culture” Bullying is an epidemic that many of our Wish Kids know all too well due to their life-threatening illnesses. Pacer’s National Bullying Prevention Center states that children facing life-altering medical situations or a life-threatening illness are two to three times more likely to be bullied. They […]

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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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Tyra and Molly

I Met Tyra Banks!

August 14th, 2012

Name: Molly Age: 18 State: MN Molly was born early and was kept in the hospital for four weeks. When she was five months old, her doctors discovered that she was not developing properly and she was diagnosed with having spastic quadriplegia, or cerebral palsy. This is a group of disorders that impair both the […]

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