Tag: Washington Wizards


Beltsville teen granted wish to meet Washington Wizards

April 2nd, 2015

BELTSVILLE, Md. (April 2, 2015): Surrounded by cameras, cheerleaders, and adoring fans, 13-year-old Elijah Taylor recently became an honorary member of the Washington Wizards on his wish trip granted by Kids Wish Network. “Elijah doesn’t get to go out and do things like other kids, so this has been really special for him,” said his […]

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Elijah Taylor

Meet the Washington Wizards’ newest player: Wish Kid Elijah

October 28th, 2014

“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 […]

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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.