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Jul 28, 2014

Wish-kid-Grace-with-Justin-Bieber

Celebrity Wish Leads to Peer Meeting

Extra

After wishing to be a celebrity, Grace, 11, headed to the 2014 Young Hollywood Awards, where she got to meet Justin Bieber.

Jul 22, 2014

Wish kid Matthew

Lunch with Cutch and an MLB Contract

WTAE 4 - Pittsburgh

Matthew, 12, traveled from Colorado to have lunch with his favorite player, Andrew McCutchen. Afterward, the two played catch, which led Pittsburgh Pirates’ President Frank Coonelly to sign Matthew to a one-day contract with the team.

Jun 05, 2014

Wish kid Gabriel

The Story of Ranger Gabriel in Yosemite National Park

YosemitePark.com

Gabriel, an 8-year-old from Florida, became an honorary park ranger at an official swearing-in ceremony. He spent the day working at the park, putting out a wildland fire with the Yosmemite fire crew, searching for an injured hiker, and assisting the Yosemite medical team in the rescue.

Jun 01, 2014

Wish kid William

Three-year-old assists as a construction worker

WMUR-TV - Manchester, N.H.

William loves trucks, tractors and digging in the dirt. Make-A-Wish New Hampshire partnered with Greater Manchester Habitat for Humanity and made the 3-year-old a construction worker for the day.

May 29, 2014

Wish kid Jalisha

Girl wishes to be St. Louis County police officer

KMOV-TV - St. Louis

Jalisha, 14, thought she was going to a doctor’s appointment. Upon arrival at the hospital, the teen was issued a badge and uniform and then flew by helicopter to the police academy to begin training for her assignment: to find three of the city’s sports team mascots that had mysteriously disappeared.

May 27, 2014

Modeling wishes granted in NYC

Two teens are models for a day

The Huffington Post

Mary Alice Stephenson, founder of Glam4Good, shares a video and blogs about a fabulous wish experience in New York City for Tay and LeeAnn.

May 16, 2014

Isai

Local boy becomes superhero and saves the day

KSHB 41 - Kansas City

Isai, 6, transformed into Muchacho de Hierro and traveled around the city to capture the evil KC Cucaracha.

May 15, 2014

Wish kid Jacob

LA Galaxy sign wish kid as forward

MLS Network - LAGalaxy.com

Jake, 15, and his “wish to be a Galaxy teammate” is granted when the club signed him to be a left forward. The teen from Alabama reports to training on May 20 to begin his wish experience.

Apr 29, 2014

Wish kid Tyren

A 3-year-old heart transplant survivor becomes a firefighter for a day

WXYZ - Detroit

Tyren is barely bigger than a fire hydrant, but he was placed in charge of Detroit’s Engine 54. Under that tiny fireman's uniform is a heart boasting the rhythm of a second chance.

Mar 24, 2014

Wish kid Nivaeh

Nevaeh wishes to meet Mary Mary

WE tv

Tina and Erica make Nevaeh’s wish come true and give a personal concert for the 6-year-old. The episode from Season 3 of Mary Mary will air again on Thursday, March 27, on WE tv.