Tag: theme park

Savannah Quick getting ready to take off

Savannah’s Magical Adventure

January 26th, 2015

“Savannah’s dreams came true” Born with a diaphragmatic hernia, Wish Kid Savannah was rushed into emergency surgery immediately after birth. The condition is caused by an abnormal opening in the diaphragm that allows the internal organs to travel from the abdomen into the chest cavity. While doctors were able to reposition her organs and repair […]

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Jacari does “the robot” with Transformers

January 9th, 2015

Jacari suffers from a severe heart defect Wish Kid Jacari is an intelligent 11-year-old who does his best to enjoy life to the fullest. Sometimes for Jacari though, that is easier said than done. Jacari suffers from a life-threatening illness and has undergone four major surgeries in his short life. Jacari was diagnosed at an […]

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I Loved Meeting Mickey!

July 15th, 2010

Name: Sara Age: 3 State: CO Sara suffers from a life-threatening condition known as Neurofibromatosis Type 1. It took doctors a very long time to diagnose Sara with the illness, which causes tumors to grow in various parts of the body. The tumors in Sara’s body are located below her waist, including a baseball sized […]

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I Met Lightning McQueen!

June 22nd, 2010

Name: Brett Age: 7 State: KS Brett is a caring, smart 7-year-old who loves the Disney movie “Cars.” He absolutely adores the main character, Lightning McQueen, and he likes playing with his toys. Brett loves to make people laugh and he is very aware of what goes on around him. He has two dogs and […]

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Orlando visits Orlando!

May 20th, 2010

Name: Orlando Age: 5 State: CA When Orlando was just three-months-old, he was diagnosed with having hydrocephalus – a build-up of cerebrospinal fluid in the skull – caused by a hemorrhage which was blocking the flow of blood to his brain. Doctors implanted a shunt in the infant’s head to drain the fluid, but, unfortunately, […]

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I loved Disney World!

May 19th, 2010

Name: Jocelyn Age: 11 State: CA About 6 months ago, Jocelyn felt some stiffness in her neck that became progressively worse. A trip to the doctor confirmed that Jocelyn was suffering from Subdural Empyema and Venous Sinus Thrombosis. On top of that, it was discovered she had Meningitis. Her brain began to swell, she developed […]

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Stacia had a ball in Florida!

May 19th, 2010

Name: Stacia Age: 12 State: OH When she was just 8-years-old, Stacia developed severe lung problems and her doctors diagnosed her with having Cystic Fibrosis. For this condition, Stacia has to endure percussion vest treatments to break up the mucus that lines her lungs as well as eight different medications. For her wish, Stacia wanted […]

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Another Sunny Wish at Disney!

October 16th, 2009

McKenna had a fabulous time at Disney World this past week. Her mother said, “Her eyes LIT UP every time she saw a character!” McKenna and her family enjoyed the accommodations, theme parks and many restaurants which sponsored her wish. Everyone treated McKenna like a princess. I would like to thank everyone for making McKenna’s […]

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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.