Paige: Playing my piano took me to a world of my own

Hi, my name is Paige and I am 16 years old. When I was 10, I was diagnosed with a cancerous brain tumor. In the blink of an eye, my life was turned upside down. I went from living the life of a regular child to fighting for my life; having to deal with doctors, [...]

Jared meets The Great One

Wish year: 2001 When he was just a teenager, Jared was diagnosed with a brain tumor.  According to doctors, Jared had the best kind of brain tumor you could have.  Although scary at the time, it was highly treatable.  Jared endured surgery, chemotherapy and radiation, but came through it all with flying colours. My wish [...]

Tijan’s Olympic dreams!

Wish year: 2004 Tijan’s wish was certainly one of our most thrilling and memorable. In 2004, he asked to attend the Summer Olympic Games in Athens, Greece.   When we found out that Tijan had Olympic track and field dreams of his own, we knew we had to make this wish happen and happen it did, [...]

Aidan: My very special flight to Walt Disney World

Wish Year: 1999 Aidan was just three years old and receiving treatment for liver cancer when he went to Walt Disney World in Florida for his wish.  But Aidan got there on a very special flight.  American Airlines invited the BC Chapter of Make-A-Wish to participate in their annual Wish Flight.  At the time Wish [...]

Kayte took the Big Apple by storm!

On March 5, 2007 at 5:30 p.m., Kayte’s life changed when doctors confirmed cancer in her right ovary.  On one of her darkest days during treatment, Kayte heard the news that she would be granted a wish.  Her wish to visit New York City happened a year later.  Now a vibrant 22 year old young [...]