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Kyle's Wish Brings Him Comfort and Joy

Kyle is a funny teenager who loves video games and watching sports. While he has the same interests as many kids his age, he has faced a lot of adversity for someone so young. At age two, Kyle's parents took him to the doctor when he became lethargic and developed...

Kalista's Wish Makes Her Smile Again

Until the age of two-and-a-half, Kalista, who goes by Kali, was a very high-spirited child. She was always smiling, laughing, talking, and was very passionate about getting her message across. “Whether she was angry or happy, she made sure everyone knew about it,” says Kali’s mother.

Kali was diagnosed with...

Erik’s wish gave him the strength to keep fighting

Erik’s father remembers his son as a lively baby. He was constantly laughing, tried to pull pranks on his family, and he lit up each room he entered. However, at night, Erik would cry and have trouble sleeping. “It was almost like he had night terrors,” says his father. “There...

Mariana's Wish Helped Her Find Purpose

For Mariana, her wish to go on a cruise in 2013 was about more than simply having a dream fulfilled; it was a life-changing experience.

Born in Mexico, Mariana moved with her family to Canada as a young child. Learning English as a second language, she struggled to fit in due...

Elyse's Magical Moment in "Princessland"

  • Elyse's Wish to go to Princessland

If there's anyone who loves princesses and all things pink and sparkly, it's Elyse — a five-year-old wish kid from Make-A-Wish® Atlantic Provinces. Elyse has an extensive collection of princess outfits and she loves dressing up in them. But her favourite princess by far, is Ariel; she smiles from ear-to-ear when she speaks of "The...

Zachary Gets Up Close & Personal With Polar Bears

The Story:

Zachary spends many desperate and painful days dealing with his specific medical condition. Since he’s just a young boy, his parents knew that replacing those negative days with a positive experience could help change Zachary’s life. And so, Zachary’s dream of seeing polar bears was about to become...

Damien’s Prehistoric Discovery

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Damien hasn’t had the easiest childhood. Since he was diagnosed with his medical condition at a young age, he hasn’t been able to experience the joys of being a regular kid. He also gets tired very easily and spends more days at home and in the hospital than...

Maya Pirouettes Into The Spotlight

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Maya has not had an easy life. She was diagnosed at the very young age of 2 and has been undergoing years of treatment ever since. But nothing has stopped this little showgirl from doing what she loves best – dancing. Which is why seeing a professional

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McKenzie’s Heavenly Hawaiian Hideaway

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When you first meet McKenzie, you would never know that this shy and happy little girl was living with a life-threatening illness. One of her biggest passions is swimming, which is why it was no surprise when she expressed how much she wished to swim with dolphins in...

Oscar Goes Where Dreams Come True

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Oscar looks like a typical 4 year-old kid, but the pain he has lived with all his life and the number of hospital treatments he’s had, paint a different picture.  When his wish story to go to Walt Disney World® was shown on a local news channel, the...

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