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Sep 08, 2015

Telemundo Boston

Telemundo Boston Obier Meets Ortiz

Obier fue diagnosticado con un tumor poco común que afecta sus vias ópticas. Es un gran fanático del béisbol y lo practicaba hasta que tuvo que ponerlo en pausa por su condición. Obier pudo conocer a los jugadores de los Medias Rojas y al jugador estrella dominicano David Ortiz.

Jul 30, 2015

Cranston Herald

Firefighter has mustache shaved to boost Make-A-Wish

Cranston Herald

Mark Bouchard of Engine 3, second platoon, last week had his mustache – a facial fixture since his teenage years – shaved off by Michael Cardillo at Gent’s Barbershop in Chapel View after members of Cranston Fire Fighters Local 1363 raised the money through small donations, well exceeding their original goal.

Jul 04, 2015

The Enterprise

Documentary tells the Make-A-Wish story of a young super hero

The Enterprise

What started as a simple desire to fulfill a leukemia patient’s dream of being his favorite superhero turned into a full-blown international phenomenon. And it’s all chronicled in “Batkid Begins,” the tremendously heartwarming documentary that opens Friday at Kendall Square in Cambridge.

Jul 04, 2015

Patriot Ledger Logo

Documentary tells the Make-A-Wish story of a young super hero

The Patriot Ledger

With the help of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, 5-year-old Miles Scott, aka Batkid, lived his dream of fighting crime on the mean streets of San Francisco. On Nov. 14, 2013, police escorted two Batmobiles – black Lamborghinis with Batman decals – as the Batkid and his superhero sidekick, Batman (E.J. Johnston), rescued a damsel in distress on a cable car track, nabbed the Riddler as he robbed a downtown bank and foiled the Penguin’s plot to kidnap the San Francisco Giants mascot, Lou Seal.

Jul 04, 2015

Wicked Local Waltham

Documentary tells the Make-A-Wish story of a young super hero

Wicked Local Waltham

What started as a simple desire to fulfill a leukemia patient’s dream of being his favorite superhero turned into a full-blown international phenomenon. And it’s all chronicled in “Batkid Begins,” the tremendously heartwarming documentary that opens Friday at Kendall Square in Cambridge.

Jun 25, 2015

Wicked Local: Mansfield News and Enterprise

Mansfield students raise money for Make-A-Wish

Wicked Local: Mansfield News and Enterprise

The Robinson Elementary School in Mansfield held its annual coin drive May 11-15. The students, families, and staff raised more than $3,930 for Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Jun 19, 2015

Framingham Patch

Make-A-Wish Gives Puppy to McCarthy Elementary Student

Framingham Patch

Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island granted a Framingham girl, 9 nine-year-old her wish on Thursday at Logan Airport in Boston. Zue-Hailey Torres, a McCarthy Elementary student, wished for a puppy.

Jun 19, 2015

My Fox Boston

Framingham girl gets special wish granted from Make-A-Wish Foundation

My Fox Boston

Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island granted a local nine-year-old her wish on Thursday. Zue-Hailey Torres of Framingham wished for a puppy. Zue-Hailey has a brain tumor and said a Yorkie-poo would make her smile through hard times. FOX25 was there for the wonderful introduction at Logan Airport. Zue-Hailey named the puppy "Asher" because it means happy and blessed.

Jun 18, 2015

The MetroWest Daily News

Puppy cheers up ailing Framingham girl

The MetroWest Daily News

Zuehailey “Hailey” Torres lives in Framingham, is 9 years old and goes to McCarthy Elementary School. But according to her mother, true normalcy just arrived Thursday morning, when Hailey met her new Yorkiepoo puppy at Logan Airport, a gift from Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island.

Jun 18, 2015

Boston City And Press

Framingham Girl Battling Brain Tumor Gets Puppy From Make-A-Wish

Boston City and Press

It’s a wish come true for a Framingham girl. Just weeks before her 10th birthday, Hailey Torres met the newest member of her family: a Yorkie-Poo puppy. Hailey is battling a brain tumor and named her new dog Asher which means happy and blessed.

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