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Dec 21, 2013


Make-A-Wish Sends Boy To Japan To See Brother

WCCO - Minneapolis

Jonah calls his older brother, Jared, his best friend. But they haven't seen each other in months. While Jonah battles bone cancer, his brother serves in the U.S. Air Force base in Japan.

Dec 13, 2013

Wish kid Annie is a princess and dances with a prince.

A princess' birthday evening wish

Good Morning America - ABC

On the night she turned 11, Annie gets a dream-come-true dance with a prince. Her wish was part of Macy's National Believe Day wish-granting celebration.

Dec 03, 2013

Tiffany's Hawaii wish

Queen Creek teen’s Hawaii wish

East Valley Tribune - Queen Creek, Ariz

Tiffany battles an advanced form of muscular dystrophy. Soon she won’t be able to walk. Make-A-Wish granted her lifelong dream of walking on the beach in Hawaii.

Dec 01, 2013

Josh's Christmas wish

Rexburg boy with brain tumor makes selfless wish

ABC 8 - Rexburg, Idaho

Last year, Josh wished to be secret Santa for his family and give them the Christmas of their dreams. This year, he celebrates Christmas in remission.

Nov 16, 2013

Kayla's day of shopping

Make-A-Wish grants 11-year-old Kayla a day of shopping


Watch as Kayla goes on a scavenger hunt for clues to gifts hidden throughout the Target department store for her wish experience.

Nov 15, 2013

Wish kid Miles is Batkid

20 Batkid Instagram Photos That Will Make You Whole Again


20 Batkid Instagram Photos That Will Make You Whole Again. The hero known as Batkid spent Friday restoring peace and order to the people of San Francisco.

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.