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Aug 31, 2014

NC boy battling lymphoma baseball contract with the Charlotte Knights

Fox 8

Eli is a 12-year-old boy from Pineville battling Burkitt’s Lymphoma. Through the Make-A-Wish organization, Eli’s wish to become a Charlotte Knights player for a day was granted.

Aug 31, 2014

BB&T Ballpark: Field of Dreams

WBTV

Timothy "Eli" Shenise was signed to a one-day contract with the Charlotte Knights and was made an honorary member of the team. The 12-year-old boy from Pineville is battling Burkitt's Lymphoma, a cancer of the lymphatic system.

Aug 26, 2014

Wish kid lives out dream of becoming rescue swimmer with NC Coast Guard

Fox 8

Isaac is now the Coast Guard’s newest honorary rescue pilot, thanks to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and Coast Guard members in Elizabeth City. He is just back from a weekend he’ll never forget and shared all the details in show and tell in class this morning.

Aug 26, 2014

High Point child’s wish granted

Courier-Tribune

Four-year-old Spencer VanSchoick of High Point had a wish, a wish that was granted Sunday afternoon by local emergency personnel and the Make-A-Wish of Central and Western North Carolina.

Aug 26, 2014

Make-A-Wish boy from Archdale lives out dream

Fox 8

Seven-year-old Isaac Simmons has had three surgeries and three strokes and has spent quite a bit of time in the hospital. It was there, in his hospital room, watching helicopters take off and land, he decided he would love to one day become a Coast Guard rescue pilot.

Aug 25, 2014

Make-A-Wish Hero Saves the Weekend

USCG News

Over the weekend Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to welcome the newest Coast Guard rescue member, Isaac Simmons of Archdale, North Carolina. Isaac lives with a rare heart condition called Hypo-Plastic Right Heart.

Aug 25, 2014

Elizabeth City Coast Guard grants wish to ailing NC child

Wavy TV

7-year-old Isaac Simmons of Archdale, North Carolina has a rare heart condition called Hypo-Plastic Right Heart. The Make-A-Wish Foundation and Coast Guard helped him live his dream of being part of a rescue helicopter crew.

Aug 25, 2014

Make-A-Wish Hero Saves Weekend

Coast Guard Mid Atlantic

Over the weekend Coast Guard Base Elizabeth City partnered with the Make-A-Wish Foundation to welcome the newest Coast Guard rescue member, Isaac Simmons of Archdale, North Carolina.

Aug 18, 2014

Dads, Help Grant A Wish Over Dinner

WSOC 103.7

The W.I.S.H. Society for Make-A-Wish Central and Western North Carolina is holding various fundraisers to raise funds to grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.

Aug 04, 2014

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Cumplen sueno de Bryan

Hola Noticias

Bryan Arellano abrió la puerta de su dormitorio y se llevó la más grande sorpresa de su vida. Una amplia sonrisa se dibujó en su rostro. El sueño de tener una habitación completamente decorada con motivos del equipo local de futbol americano, Los Panthers, un gran televisor, una consola PS4 y los juegos electrónicos de football americano.

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