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JetBlue Wish Flight Leaves a Lasting Impression

Jimmy and Joanne met on his JetBlue wish flight to Turks and Caicos.
A wish come true creates strength, hope and transformation for wish kids and their families. But the power of a wish doesn’t always stop there.

On July 31, 2015, Jimmy’s wish to go to Turks and Caicos was granted. While undergoing chemotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma, Jimmy’s upcoming wish trip served as a “bright light during a dark time.” Remarkably, Jimmy learned he was cancer-free just a few months before his wish was granted.

Nov 14, 2017

JetBlue Wish Flight Leaves a Lasting Impression

Jimmy and Joanne met on his JetBlue wish flight to Turks and Caicos.
A wish come true creates strength, hope and transformation for wish kids and their families. But the power of a wish doesn’t always stop there.

On July 31, 2015, Jimmy’s wish to go to Turks and Caicos was granted. While undergoing chemotherapy for Hodgkin lymphoma, Jimmy’s upcoming wish trip served as a “bright light during a dark time.” Remarkably, Jimmy learned he was cancer-free just a few months before his wish was granted.

Reflections for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

How to Help Kids Cope With Their Sibling’s Hospital Stays
Two years ago this month, my family was adjusting to life with two boys under the age of two. Liam was 22 months old and Colin was two months old. I was in the last week of my 12-week maternity leave, and life was good. We were so very tired and so very happy.

Sep 23, 2016

Reflections for Childhood Cancer Awareness Month

How to Help Kids Cope With Their Sibling’s Hospital Stays
Two years ago this month, my family was adjusting to life with two boys under the age of two. Liam was 22 months old and Colin was two months old. I was in the last week of my 12-week maternity leave, and life was good. We were so very tired and so very happy.

Tribute to a Friendship Forged Through Cancer

Haley, Macy's, Lauren, Believe
“I wish we could've met under different circumstances (not being diagnosed with cancer) but I would not change a single thing, even being diagnosed with cancer, if it meant not having your beautiful light in my life.”

Feb 24, 2016

Tribute to a Friendship Forged Through Cancer

Haley, Macy's, Lauren, Believe
“I wish we could've met under different circumstances (not being diagnosed with cancer) but I would not change a single thing, even being diagnosed with cancer, if it meant not having your beautiful light in my life.”

Feb 19, 2016

The Odd Sensations of Cancer Treatments

Make-A-Wish Brazil volunteers
Today’s guest blogger overcame cancer, and he has some enlightening observations about his treatments. Andres concludes our series about the unexpected aspects of fighting a serious illness by shedding some light on the physical sensations of cancer treatments. Volunteers and supporters granted his wish to attend the 2014 World Cup. Andres is now a student at University of Miami.

Feb 19, 2016

The Odd Sensations of Cancer Treatments

Make-A-Wish Brazil volunteers
Today’s guest blogger overcame cancer, and he has some enlightening observations about his treatments. Andres concludes our series about the unexpected aspects of fighting a serious illness by shedding some light on the physical sensations of cancer treatments. Volunteers and supporters granted his wish to attend the 2014 World Cup. Andres is now a student at University of Miami.

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