Tag: Traumatic brain injury

Wish Kid Darah’s Life Was Changed Forever - Kids Wish Network

Darah’s Life Was Changed Forever

September 22nd, 2016

What should have been a nice family outing to a local ice cream store turned out instead to be life changing for Wish Kid Darah and her entire family. The family was standing outside of a local ice cream store, when unknown shooters shot towards the building. Darah was hit with a bullet that went […]

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Six Year Old Survives Fall Off of Roof

April 6th, 2016

“The blunt trauma to Austin’s skull caused his brain to hemorrhage” Austin was helping his dad clean pine needles off of the roof of their house when the six year old suddenly slipped, falling ten feet to the ground. He hit his head and suffered a traumatic brain injury that consisted of an epidural hematoma […]

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Trinity is named Hero of the Month for Kids Wish Network & NYU Hospital for Joint Diseases

January 5th, 2016

“She suffered a traumatic brain injury as the result of a car crash” A family car ride turned into a horrific accident for 7-year-old Trinity. A close relative did not survive the crash and Trinity suffered a traumatic brain injury from the impact. She also needed reconstructive surgery on her right leg in addition to […]

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Christian’s Ultimate Gaming Wish

May 15th, 2015

“Christian hasn’t smiled this much in a long time” In May 2009, Wish Kid Christian collapsed in the road and doctors discovered that his brain was hemorrhaging as a result of a vascular tumor. Surgeons performed emergency surgery which included a partially craniotomy and removal of the right side and ride temporal lobe of Christian’s […]

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Surf’s Up for Rio

May 7th, 2015

“He dreamt he was surfing in his sleep!” Along with his brother and father, Rio was in a catastrophic car accident that affected him greatly. While driving to the bus stop one morning, another car crashed into theirs on his side which resulted in a traumatic brain injury for Rio. With the vast number of […]

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Chandler’s Goofy experience

July 3rd, 2014

“Chandler was in a coma for an entire year” When Chandler was 6 1/2 years old, he was severely injured by a car. The child was rushed to the hospital where doctors struggled to keep him alive. After six hours, Chandler went into surgery where he was placed in a medically-induced coma with a breathing […]

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Danny’s Dolphin Dream

November 15th, 2010

Name: Daniel Age: 18 State: FL When Daniel was 11-years-old, he was “sword fighting” with a friend, using umbrellas as swords. During the game, Daniel’s friend accidentally jabbed him in the forehead and he was knocked down to the pavement where he hit his head and lost consciousness. Daniel was flown to the hospital, unconscious […]

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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.