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Oct 02, 2014

Anna wished to have a baritone saxophone.

Power of Music

The Spokesman Review

Clutching an exquisite Selmer Paris baritone saxophone, Anna beamed from the stage of the Martin Woldson Theater at the Fox, and the packed house burst into applause.

Sep 29, 2014

Alaska Airlines Spirit of Make-A-Wish

Alaska Airlines and Seattle Mariners present 1 million miles for wishes

Alaska Airlines Blog

Witnessing a child’s wish come true is one of life’s true joys. On Friday, I was humbled to present Make-A-Wish Alaska and Washington with a gift of 1 million miles so that more children can experience their heartfelt wishes.

Jul 20, 2014

Xander starts for Sounders FC.

Sounders make fan's wish come true

ESPNFC.com

Seattle Sounders signed deal with fan from Make-A-Wish Foundation and start him in friendly match against Tottenham Hotspur.

Jul 19, 2014

Xander took the field for the Sounders.

Seattle Gives Make-A-Wish Recipient Chance to Play

The Associated Press

Xander Bailey stood at midfield with Seattle star Clint Dempsey at his side Saturday, waiting for kickoff against Tottenham.

Jun 09, 2014

Lukas travels to Switzerland to see his favorite opera.

A wish that sings: Ill Seattle teen granted trip to see opera

The Seattle Times

Roosevelt High School student Lukas, of Seattle, flew with his family to Switzerland to see his favorite opera, the 16-hour “Ring” cycle by Richard Wagner, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation.

May 06, 2014

Jayrah wished to be a model.

Make-A-Wish Model Makeover

Evening Magazine

Make-A-Wish celebrated World Wish Day in Seattle by creating a super model.

May 06, 2014

Jayrah wished to be a model.

Jayrah Becomes Seattle's Fashion Star

youlookfab.com

Sixteen year old Jayrah from Granite Falls suffers from a degenerative neuro-muscular disorder called Friedreich’s Ataxia, but that doesn’t stop her from being quite the fashionista.

Apr 30, 2014

Jace becomes a ninja turtle.

A wish come true: 5-year-old gets turtle power

Fairbanks Daily News Miner

Five-year-old Jace Herbert weaved his way stealthily through the lingerie aisle at Fred Meyer West on Tuesday, drawing a quizzical look from a nearby shopper lucky enough to catch a glimpse of the sneaking young ninja.

Apr 30, 2014

Ken Griffey Jr. featured in Wish Granted Book.

Wish Granted

From the Corner of Edgar & Dave Blog

Ken Griffey Jr., one of the most enthusiastic supporters of Make-A-Wish, is featured in a new book released this week called Wish Granted.

Apr 29, 2014

Tiffani gets a princess experience on World Wish Day.

10-year-old girl has wish granted, plays princess for a day

KTVA

Tiffani loves the Disney princesses, especially Ariel, so she decided on a family trip to Disneyland.

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