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Oct 28, 2017

Sawyer wished to have a chicken coop and chickens.

Three-year-old Burbank boy's Make-A-Wish comes true

KEPR

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.

Aug 18, 2017

10 children became 12s when their Seahawks wishes were granted.

10 Make-A-Wish children enjoy football time with Seahawks players (VIDEO)

Q13 Fox News

Ten children from across the United States, each struggling with a life-threatening illness, all became 12s on Friday.

Aug 03, 2017

West wished to ride the waves.

After cancer, Wish Kid West wanted to ride the waves

KOMO News

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.

Aug 03, 2017

Andrew wished to join the Alaska Coast Guard.

Washington boy becomes honorary rescue swimmer in Alaska

KOMO News

An 8-year-old boy from Woodland, Washington, has become an honorary rescue swimmer with the U.S. Coast Guard in Alaska.

Jul 11, 2017

Andrew wished to be a Coast Guard Rescue Swimmer.

Woodland boy becomes honorary rescue swimmer in Alaska

The Columbian

At the Alaska Coast Guard base, 8-year-old Andrew was designated an honorary rescue swimmer.

Jun 20, 2017

Isabell was honored at Fred Meyer's Jewelers in Fairbanks.

Local teen gets special jewelry experience though Make-A-Wish

Fairbanks Daily News-Miner

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.

Jun 20, 2017

Hunter wished to have a puppy.

Make-A-Wish surprises Maple Valley boy with puppy

King5.com

Hunter has wanted a “Snoopy” puppy since before he was diagnosed with cancer, and now his dream has become a reality.

Jun 14, 2017

Audrey receives a green apron from CEO Kevin Johnson during her tour of Starbucks.

Make-A-Wish, Starbucks make poignant moment of connection possible for teen

Starbucks.com

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.

May 22, 2017

Ken Kieffer named Make-A-Wish Volunteer of the Year.

Gig Harbor man is Make-A-Wish Volunteer of the Year

Kitsap Sun

Ken Kieffer was selected from more than 25,000 nominees across the country as the volunteer “who embodies the spirit of volunteerism and has served as a source of inspiration for fellow volunteers, families and Make-A-Wish staff.”

May 04, 2017

Chris Pratt and wish recipient Makenna.

Real live Superhero Chris Pratt Makes Sick Kids' Dreams Come True

Yahoo Style

In the midst of a megawatt promotional push for his new Guardians of the Galaxy movie, Chris Pratt actually wants to talk about something other than the film: namely, a kid named Makenna.

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