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Wish kid Sara - Kids Wish Network

Wish Kid Sara Has a Deep Compassion for Animals

April 29th, 2016

Sara arrived in the US, newly adopted at two years old, when she was diagnosed with an autosomal recessive disorder, a collection of genetic conditions that limit the adrenal glands’ ability to make certain vital hormones. A sudden spike in her adrenal glands can be fatal. Sara is a very loving child who always manages […]

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Baby Luke’s Liver Cancer

March 22nd, 2016

“He needed a transplant before his first birthday” During a routine six-month wellness check up for their baby boy, Luke’s parents got the shock of their lives. The pediatrician found a lump in Luke’s abdomen. Further testing revealed that he had a large tumor on his liver, and a biopsy confirmed it was cancerous. The […]

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Amari’s Pain Crises

January 21st, 2016

“Sickle cell disease has been the cause of her reoccurring fevers and infections” Amari’s mom, dad, and brother are all carriers for sickle cell disease. At her first checkup appointment, 1-week-old Amari was unsurprisingly diagnosed by her pediatrician with sickle cell and sent to a hematologist as well as an oncologist. Sickle cell is an […]

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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.