COLORADO SPRINGS, Co. (May 15, 2015): Together with Shriners Hospitals for Children- Philadelphia, children’s charity Kids Wish Network is excited to honor Colorado Springs teen Alyssa Hampton as a 2015 Hero of the Month. Alyssa was nominated for the award for her continued bravery throughout a lifetime of medical struggles. Kids Wish Network’s Hero of […]
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MUNIC, Ind. (May 5, 2015): Sisters Victoria and Kylie Steed share a lot in life. Besides just the usual sisterly-things like clothes, makeup, toys, and a family, they both suffer from life-threatening illness. And they both just had their wishes granted by children’s charity Kids Wish Network. “We will never be able to thank Kids […]
“The girls have been through so much; we finally saw a light in them” Sisters Kylie and Victoria share a lot in life. Besides just the usual sisterly-things like clothes, makeup, toys, and a family, they both suffer from life-threatening illnesses. Victoria, the oldest sister, started suffering from extreme fatigue, constant aches and pains and […]
“Maddy was a happy, happy kid” Diagnosed at 2 years old, Wish Kid Maddy faces a genetic disorder called neurofibromatosis which disturbs cell growth in the nervous systems and causes tumors to form on tissue. Her diagnosis revealed tumors all over her body, including behind both of her eyes; attempting to remove them could cause […]
“Elijah now thinks he’s an official member of the Wizards” Wish Kid Elijah was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, two life-threatening conditions. To treat the hydrocephalus, a shunt was implanted in his brain to drain the fluid. The shunt, however, caused Elijah to start having seizures and has also needed several revision surgeries over […]
“Ty had the time of his life!” When Ty was 2 ½ years old, his parents rushed him to the emergency room due to complaints of a terrible pain in his stomach. Doctors discovered Ty’s spleen was enlarged and his blood platelet count was low. After multiple blood tests, a spinal tap and some genetic […]
MILFORD — When Kristina Lambert asked her 10-year-old son Sean what he would have if he could have one wish, his answer shocked her, to say the least. “His response was, ‘I want to see the presidents,”‘ said Lambert, 35, referring to visiting the graves of United States presidents. “And when I asked why, and […]