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Mar 01, 2014

Lauren participates in the Iditarod.

Child cancer survivor experiences Iditarod

KTVA Alaska

Iditarod mushers put a lot of thought into which dogs make up their team. Ten-year-old Lauren Rust picked her favorites based on how fluffy their tails are.

Feb 01, 2014

Shaline wished to go to the Super Bowl.

Dreams come true for 13 kids going to Super Bowl

USA Today

Shaline John, a life-long Seattle Seahawks fan, has a lot in common with her favorite team. Both had to fight, persevere and remain committed in order to attend Super Bowl XLVIII on Sunday.

Jan 05, 2014

Shaeleigh wished to go to Alaska.

Tennessee 12-year-old gets wish to visit Alaska

Fairbanks Daily News Miner

When 12-year-old Shealeigh was given a wish by the Make-a-Wish Foundation she didn't want to go to Disneyland like all the other kids, she wanted to go to Alaska.

Dec 29, 2013

Calin wished to meet Richard Sherman.

Wish come true: Sick teen meets Seahawks' Richard Sherman

komonews.com

The last practice before the critical game between the Seattle Seahawks and St. Louis Rams was brought to a halt by a special Hawks fan Saturday.

Dec 24, 2013

Coach Petersen grants wish to be coach for a day at Boise State.

How Chris Petersen made a sick young fan's dream come true

The Seattle Times

New Washington coach Chris Petersen made a kid's Make-A-Wish dream to be a coach for a day at Boise State come true about three years ago.

Dec 23, 2013

Sam wished to go to Antarctica.

Teen to embark on trip to Antarctica

KTVA

Apparently 15-year-old Sam doesn’t mind the cold weather. The Make-A-Wish Alaska recipient probably could have gone just about anywhere. He decided to go to Antarctica.

Dec 17, 2013

Samantha wished to be a nurse.

UWMC grants wish for teen interested in NICU nursing

UW Today

Last weekend, 14-year-old Samantha spent yet another day in a hospital, but this visit was different. This time she got to be the nurse, rather than the patient.

Oct 10, 2013

Miette Nelson Make peers out the window of her family's new Aitstream trailer.

W. Richland cancer survivor wants to hit the road

Tri-City Herald

Miette's wish was to fix the airstream trailer so her family could travel the country.

Oct 09, 2013

Wings for Wishes

Flying Planes And Granting Wishes In Benton City

NBC Right Now

Eric Kendall started Wings for Wishes, a group of remote control aircraft pilots that raise money for the Make A Wish Foundation.

Sep 18, 2013

Golf and help Make-A-Wish, in honor of 'Waz'

West Seattle Blog

Three months ago, lifelong West Seattleite Mark “Waz” Wasielewski died too soon, at 52. His friends are carrying on with his annual golf tournament to help Make-A-Wish. The tournament is set for Friday, June 14th, at Foster Golf Links in Tukwila, “2 pm shotgun start/scramble format,” according to the announcement, which lists the entry fee as “$80-$120 – You decide; remember, it’s for Waz’s Make-A-Wish kids.” For registration information, e-mail jim@jwsales.com.

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  • Wishes impact the whole family. Nicole, Laycee’s mom says, “This trip allowed our family to set our reality aside and enjoy our time together, making lasting memories that we will cherish forever.” You can become a monthly wish maker, and help more kids like Laycee create life-long memories: https://youtu.be/gAisozmgoOE

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