Sawyer, who is fighting leukemia, asked Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington for a chicken coop and chickens. Sawyer likes to watch videos of chickens on YouTube when he’s undergoing chemotherapy.
Three-year old Sawyer was diagnosed with leukemia last summer. But for a moment, he forgot about all that, because Saturday was Sawyer's wish day.
Ten children from across the United States, each struggling with a life-threatening illness, all became 12s on Friday.
An 8-year-old boy from Woodland, Washington, has become an honorary rescue swimmer with the U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska.
When we met 5-year old West, he was ready to ride. He set his skateboard down with a clunk so he could cruise free. He just needed a little help from his mom.
At the Alaska Coast Guard base, 8-year-old Andrew was designated an honorary rescue swimmer.
Hunter has wanted a “Snoopy” puppy since before he was diagnosed with cancer, and now his dream has become a reality.
Isabell was honored Monday at a special Make-A-Wish event at Fred Meyer’s Jewelers, where she got to choose special charms and design her own bracelet.
It was a ritual they both loved. In the mornings, starting in kindergarten, Aubrey and her aunt would stop for a treat at Starbucks on their way to school. It was their special time together.
Before the Deadliest Catch captains left Dutch Harbor this season, they were lucky enough to team up with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to grant the wish of a young fan.
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