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Nov 14, 2013

Andy's service dog

Service dog exceeds paraplegic teen’s wildest dreams

News Fix Now - College Station, TX

After a necessary spinal surgery, Andy - now in remission from cancer - adjusts to life as a paraplegic with his new Labrador retriever by his side.

Nov 09, 2013

Jordan in Paris

Make-A-Wish trip to Paris lets teen focus on her future, not her illness

Independent Record - Helena, Mont.

During her Make-A-Wish trip to Paris, Jordan found role models who offered guidance as she prepares for a career in the fashion industry.

Oct 29, 2013

Colin's sailing experience

Colin sails abroad the Hokule'a

Hawaii Reporter - O’AHU, Hawaii

Colin’s wish was to travel to O‘ahu for a sailing experience, and the Polynesian Voyaging Society (PVS) partnered with Make-A-Wish Hawaii to grant it.

Oct 07, 2013

Gabriella's quincenera wish

A quincenera for Gabriella

The Morning Call - Allentown, Pa.

Gabriella and her mother Ramona have hope. Make-A-Wish came to give Gabriella a quincenera – a coming of age celebration for 15-year-olds and a day to forget the fear of her life-threatening heart condition.

Sep 23, 2013

Dayton's wish

Volunteers Help Dayton Build a Sand PlayStation Controller

U.S. Army - BELLOWS Air Force Base - Hawaii

Twenty volunteers gathered at Bellows Air Force Base beach to grant Dayton’s wish: to go to Hawai’i and build a PlayStation controller out of sand. Dayton and his twin brother were diagnosed with muscular dystrophy.

Sep 16, 2013

Skylar's hat fashion line

Wish kid becomes 2013 Small Business Hawaii Entrepreneur of the Year

Hawaii Business

Skylar’s condition requires her to protect her skin from the sun. With her wish, she turns this around promoting sun safety with a hat fashion line.

Sep 12, 2013

Katherine's fashion wish

Katherine’s fashion show & the 10,000th wish by Make-A-Wish Metro New York

ABC7 - New York

Thanks to designer Danilo Gabrielli, Katherine’s fashion designs saw the runway and Make-A-Wish Metro New York reached their milestone 10,000th wish.

Sep 12, 2013

Jordan's day with the Atlanta Falcons

Falcons grant wish for teenage cancer survivor

CBS - Atlanta

Jordan was surprised when they pulled up at Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and he found out he would get to spend the day with some of his favorite football players like wide receiver Harry Douglas.

Sep 10, 2013

Zane's truck wish

Valley boy recovering from cancer gets dream fulfilled

ABC15 - Sun City West, Ariz.

A group of retirees from Sun City West restored Zane’s ’72 Chevy truck – his wish come true.

Sep 06, 2013

Bridgett's red piano

Teen surprised by custom red piano

The Daily Statesman - Cape Girardeau, Mo.

When Bridgett came home from school she didn’t expect a Ferrari red baby grand piano – her wish - to be sitting in her living room.