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Sofia Celebrates Her Birthday in Hawaii

Sofia is a charismatic and adventurous teenager who loves soccer, dogs and sushi. She is currently in remission after four rounds of chemotherapy and her health has improved greatly. She will continue her bi-annual checkups to ensure that she’s cancer-free.

Sofia knew that she wanted a tropical travel wish. She...

A Unique Wish Fit for a Foodie

Arden is a thoughtful and creative kid who loves manga (a style of Japanese comic books and graphic novels), art, building LEGO, and most importantly – he’s a big foodie!

Arden’s taste buds were affected by his oncology treatments, and he noticed he had a heightened appreciation for food once...

Izel has always felt better when she's dancing

Five-year-old Izel has been through a lot in her young life. She was diagnosed with Wilms tumour — a rare kidney cancer — when she was only 15 months old. After surgery to remove her right kidney and three months of chemotherapy, her family hoped for the best. 

But two...

Bridget and Sophie's Wish Renews Their Optimism

Twin sisters, Bridget and Sophie, were elite swim athletes whose lives changed in an instant. While the girls were training at the pool, Sophie suffered a massive heart attack and began to drown. Bridget jumped into the pool to save her and after 11 minutes of CPR and use of...

Oliver's wish inspires him to help more kids with critical illnesses

Sometimes in life, we are faced with obstacles. Some harder than others, and some scarier than the next. But it’s how we face those obstacles that is often the greatest challenge. For wish kid, Oliver, obstacles present themselves far too often.

Oliver, 8, lives with osteogenesis imperfecta, a genetic disorder...

Addisyn Embraces Her Inner Fierceness at DragCon

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...

Kate's Wish Boosts Her Confidence

Kate is a creative soul who loves to paint and perform on the ice rink as a figure skater. She also loves shopping and is excited to start high school next year. Her wish was inspired by this momentous occasion.

Kate was diagnosed with a gastrointestinal disorder at the age...

Lauren’s wish changed her mindset

At the early age of one-and-a-half, Lauren was diagnosed with an urea cycle disorder (a type of genetic disorder) and missed out on much of her childhood. While other kids had play dates at the park, she spent a great portion of her early years in a hospital room. 

When...

A Young Film Buff Enjoys His Dream Vacation

Darcy is a spirited, creative, fashion-forward kid who has a wide variety of interests. He rocks the colour pink, has his own YouTube channel (where he gives audiences helpful tips and tricks about video gaming), loves swimming, dodgeball, and playing the harmonica.

Darcy lives with a progressive neuromuscular disorder, but...

Sean's California Dream Comes True

Sean lives with a medical condition that causes frequent headaches, fatigue, joint pain, and blood clots. He spends much of his time relaxing at home, playing video games and watching movies.

Sean became fascinated with Alcatraz and his interest in the site inspired his wish. Sean and his mother traveled...

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