Meet Marshall, a bubbly eight-year-old boy, with a big heart and a bright disposition. Marshall lives with an immune disorder, which often makes him sick due to a lack of immunity to viruses and infections. He wanted, more than anything, to have a space in his home where he could play with his friends and brothers, without any concerns. So when Make-A-Wish® asked this brave young boy what his one true wish was, he said, "I wish to have a backyard playground!"

Marshall and his family got a huge surprise one morning when he woke up and found out his wish had come true. "This experience has truly been magical for all of us," Marshall's mother said. "He wants to get as much play time as possible!"

Marshall's mother was very thankful to Make-A-Wish for helping make her son's dream of a backayard playground come true. "I just want to thank you for all that you have done for us," she said. "It was the best day of his life."

When a wish is granted, it does much more than bring joy to a child’s heart. For kids like Marshall, who are faced with life-threatening medical conditions, a wish-come-true provides them with strength to battle through darkness and gives them hope for healthier, happier days ahead. 
 
Be part of the magic and transform the lives of children facing life-threatening medical conditions. Help grant a wish by donating today.

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