Tag: Star Wars Weekend wish


Virginia child vanquishes Darth Vader on wish granted by Kids Wish Network

July 28th, 2014

ABINGDON, Va.: As 9-year-old Taylor Hayes, in his Obi-Won Kenobi costume, sauntered up to Darth Vader, light saber in hand, there was nothing but excitement in his eyes. The Abingdon, VA, child faced his “Star Wars” nemesis on his recent wish trip to Disney World thanks to Florida-based children’s charity Kids Wish Network. From the […]

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From a Galaxy far, far away: Jedi Taylor saves the day

May 6th, 2014

“Taylor has had 21 different surgeries in only 9 years” From the moment Taylor was born, he’s been struggling against his life-threatening illness. One of Taylor’s organs formed partially outside of his body, and within 24 hours of his birth, Taylor was sent to three different hospitals searching for answers. The right doctor finally diagnosed […]

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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.