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Isaac's Route to Joy

  • Isaac's favorite purchase

  • A high-five with Geoffrey the Giraffe at Toys"R"Us

  • Isaac poses with his purchases

  • Isaac enjoys "the biggest drink ever" on his wish day

“ The joy on Isaac’s face takes hold in his parents’ hearts, as they watch their young son, who has endured so much, relishing the pure fun and elation of the day. ”

A young boy on the go, Isaac loves anything on wheels – or “sobre ruedas” in his native Spanish. He spends hours racing his toy cars and helping work on his dad’s ATV.

The four-year-old’s pace has been slowed by acute lymphoblastic leukemia, but his wish for a shopping spree put joy into high gear for Isaac!

Amidst the stocked aisles of his favorite store, Toys“R”Us, Isaac’s gleeful expression says it all. Today, his illness takes a backseat and he makes all of the choices.

Isaac selects a Playstation along with several car video games. He finds a miniature air hockey table just like the one he plays with in the hospital waiting room.

Isaac’s eyes widen as he is led to an aisle full of remote control cars. He can’t believe it when he’s invited to pick any one he wants. He scans the selection and chooses the biggest car of them all.  And − the best is still to come!  Isaac’s gaze lands on a bright green ATV, the mini-machine he has always dreamed of. After he settles into the driver’s seat and takes a spin like a pro, Isaac triumphantly declares that this is The One.

The joy on Isaac’s face takes hold in his parents’ hearts, as they watch their young son, who has endured so much, relishing the pure fun and elation of the day! 


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