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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.

Jun 18, 2015

7 News Boston

Make-A-Wish grants local cancer patient's wish for a puppy

7 News WHDH

Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island granted a local 9-year-old her wish: a puppy. The young girl has a brain tumor and when she couldn't take a trip because her big sister is handicapped, she asked for a puppy instead for her whole family to enjoy.

Jun 18, 2015

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

CBS Boston WBZ-TV Channel 4

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. She told Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island she wanted an energetic dog to help get her through the tougher times.

May 20, 2015

Wicked Local

Make-A-Wish Mass. And R.I. surprises Georgetown boy with recording studio

Wicked Local

Owen Knizak wanted a recording studio for Christmas so badly. The 12-year-old Georgetown boy, who's been battling cancer since last year, figured it was just an out-of-reach dream. Then Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island contacted the family and he knew just what to wish for.

Mar 27, 2015

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Ducks Fan From Beverly Mass., Honored After Win Over Bruins

Shaelin Earle is from Beverly, Mass., but he’s a huge Anaheim Ducks fan. So when his favorite team was in town Thursday to face the Boston Bruins, the Ducks made sure he got some extra special treatment.

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