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“A wish is like an icebreaker,” she said. “If a kid is having a really bad day, I can go in and talk about wishes. It’s something that’s not medical ... and you can see their whole face light up.” - Tammy Brickner, child life specialist for more than 25 years who has referred dozens of kids to Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington.
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Tammy Brickner has referred dozens of wish kids.

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Colton showed tremendous strength during his uphill battle with a brain tumor. And after being referred to Make-A-Wish Greater PA and WV, he displayed his strength as a lumberjack!
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Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia, Inc.: Colton's Wood Choppin' Wish

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Thanks, Arnold Schwarzenegger, for making Logan's wish experience so amazing! (Make-A-Wish Hudson Valley, Make-A-Wish Greater Los Angeles)
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Jessica is the mother of four sons. Her oldest, Ethan, was born with a heart defect and passed away in June of 2012. A few years ago, her youngest, Bodey, was diagnosed with congenital muscular dystrophy. In her first guest post for Wish Nation, she writes about the loneliness of parenting special needs kids and what helps her hold her head high.
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17-year-old Autumn has had an arduous journey while battling astrocytoma, but the one thing that keeps her whirlwind life standing at a still is her passion for photography. Camera in hand, Autumn has captured the good times and developed from the negative ones. With the help of Make-A-Wish Greater PA and WV, her wish to photograph the beauty of Aruba was granted.
[Link] 17 year old Autumn has had an arduous journey while battling astrocytoma

Make-A-Wish® Greater Pennsylvania and West Virginia, Inc.: Autumn Photographs Aruba

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We love good news - share this post to add some to your newsfeed! It's wish kid Delaney's LAST DAY OF CHEMO! We are smiling with you, sweet girl.
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Have a terrific school year, Alexa! Do you have first day of school photos of your kids to share? Post in the comments below!
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Raymie has always wanted to go to Italy, and when she was referred to Make-A-Wish Hawaii, it finally happened. She said of the trip, "I honestly cannot tell you one specific thing I enjoyed the most about the trip because everything that Make-A-Wish planned was terrific. Being in Italy with my family, and just enjoying ourselves, was great!" (Make-A-Wish Italia Onlus, Make-A-Wish International)
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Make-A-Wish® Hawaii: Raymie's Dream Italian Adventure!

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You can help make wishes come true for kids like Areice, who wished to be a pirate! Party City locations across the country are collecting donations until August 31, and 90% of donations will benefit Make-A-Wish. To find the nearest location, visit [ Partycity.com Link ].
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To all the ladies who choose Chi Omega Fraternity during rush this fall, we welcome and thank you!
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Have a great time on your wish trip, Ava!
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Jesus has loved learning lasso tricks ever since he can remember, so when he was referred to Make-A-Wish he knew he wanted to become a real charro. (Make-A-Wish Colorado)
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Make-A-Wish® Colorado: Jesus' wish to be a Charro

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Make-A-Wish kids have grabbed the headlines thanks to their music-related wishes. Take a look at three great music wishes that have been in the news.
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