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Addisyn, or Addi for short, is a fabulous 12-year-old living with cystic fibrosis. Cystic fibrosis causes ongoing infections in the lungs and loss of lung function. Currently there is no cure for this devastating disease. Despite this, Addi is a positive person who loves art, the colour blue, and listening to her favourite band, Queen.
She enjoys watching RuPaul’s Drag Race and says the contestants and judges inspire everyone to be their fiercest selves. Addi’s most heartfelt wish was to attend RuPaul’s DragCon in Los Angeles.
Addi was thrilled when she was surprised with a video message from Brook Lynn Hytes, a drag queen from RuPaul’s Drag Race Season 11, telling her that her wish was coming true. She was in total shock and cried tears of joy.
Addi, her mom and brother headed to Los Angeles to experience all that DragCon had to offer. DragCon is a three-day event celebrating art, pop culture, and all things drag.
Addi met Brook Lynn Hytes at the convention and spent some one-on-one time with her. Kendra, Addi’s mom, told us that she was so sweet to Addi and made her feel extra special. Addi also met some of her other favourite drag queens and had a blast at the World of Drag show, where they enjoyed incredible performances.
Addi said her wish was amazing and she couldn’t stop smiling when asked about the experience.
“Addi had the time of her life. My heart is melting and we can’t thank you enough for all you have done for our family,” said Kendra.
Thank you to Kensington Tours & Travel Edge for helping make Addisyn’s wish come true.