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Sep 22, 2016

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Make-A-Wish sends Medford boy to Disney World


Thursday was a dream come true for a 6-year-old Medford boy. Giovanni is facing a life-threatening condition, and it has always been his dream to go to Walt Disney World.

Sep 22, 2016

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Little boy gets magical send-off from Make-A-Wish

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Boston Logan was full of Disney Magic Thursday morning for one special 6-year-old boy. Six-year-old Giovanni Maggiore was born with just half a heart. He also has a condition that attacks his organs. He's had multiple surgeries and it's been hard for his whole family.

Sep 22, 2016

Boy gets magical Make-A-Wish Disney send-off at Logan


It was a magical send off at Logan Airport for little Giovanni as he left for a dream vacation to Walt Disney World, thanks to Make-A-Wish.

Sep 01, 2016


Photos: Make-A-Wish's Evening of Wishes

Rhode Island Monthly

Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island raised $260,000 to grant wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses in Rhode Island at its fourth annual Evening of Wishes Dinner at the Omni Providence Hotel. More than 250 people attended the event, which featured the stories of area wish recipients and their families.

Aug 11, 2016

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Kid gets ultimate tree house from Make A Wish Mass RI

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The tree house was a gift to him from Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island. Eight-year-old Connor Blaney was diagnosed bilateral Wilms tumor in 2015. He's had surgery, radiation therapy and intensive chemotherapy. His parents said it was tough, but he’s scans have been clear for the past few months and he’s back with his friends.

Aug 06, 2016


Abington boy with cancer gets dream treehouse

WHDH 7 News

The 8-year-old has been battling cancer, so the Make a Wish Foundation came together Saturday afternoon to build him the treehouse of his dreams.

Aug 06, 2016

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Team of 60 workers builds elaborate tree house for ailing Abington boy

Patriot Ledger

When Connor Blaney found out he was going to have a wish granted, it didn’t take long for him to decide what he wanted – a Lego set.

His mom, Christy, told him to think bigger.

So he did. He wished for a Corvette.

Since the 8-year-old wouldn’t be able to drive for quite some time, the Blaney family ultimately settled on a custom tree house for Connor, which was revealed to him Saturday afternoon.

Jul 25, 2016

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Police, firefighters turn out for Mansfield boy's wish

WickedLocal Easton

Mansfield police sirens blared Sunday morning as cop cars turned onto Franklin Street and more than 30 men and women in uniform assembled outside one home. But there was no crisis, no crash and no arrests. The police were responding to a different call, the call to grant a child’s wish

Jul 21, 2016

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Mansfield 12-year-old with brain injury has wish come true

The Sun Chronicle

Make a Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island is making a dream come true for a local 12-year-old who suffers from traumatic brain injury.

Jul 18, 2016

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Mansfield Police do special send off for boy's Make-A-Wish trip

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A young boy learned that his wish was coming true Sunday in a way he will never forget.
Lights flashing and sirens blaring, Mansfield Fire and Police arrived at Gabe's home Sunday to tell him that his Make-A-Wish trip had been granted.

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