Wish Granted To Teen

Foundation To Send Youth, His Family To Disney World

Posted: November 10, 2012 at 5 a.m.

Southwest Junior High School students release balloons Friday in honor of Cameron Wickham, an eighth-grader, after the Make a Wish Foundation granted his wish to go to Disney World during a school assembly. The National Junior Honor Society at Southwest led a fundraising campaign last year to help make Cameron’s wish come true and collected more than $5,000 to help send him and his family to the theme park.

A wish came true Friday for one Southwest Junior High School student.

At A Glance

About Make-A-Wish

The foundation got its start in 1980 after a boy named Chris Greicius, a 7-year-old being treated for leukemia, realized his dream of becoming a police officer. He was sworn in as the first honorary Arizona Department of Public Safety patrolman in that state’s history. Since then the foundation has reached more than 250,000 children around the world.

Source: wish.org

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