Nathan Wishes To go to Walt Disney World®

Nathan is 10-years-old and lives with Medulloblastoma. His wish was to go to Walt Disney World® Resort. Nathan loves rides, having fun and hanging out with his family. He couldn't wait to enjoy some time away from treatments with his family. 

The trip was an amazing experience for Nathan and the entire family. His parents explain the impact of the wish: 

"Our trip was a whirl-wind of amusement parks and roller coasters at Disney World, Universal and Sea World.  There was so much to see and do and yet we wandered the parks with no agenda and in absolutely no rush, just doing things as we came across them. 

We stayed at Give Kids the World village and it was amazing! There was so much for the kids to do… it is all about making memories for wish families.

Nathan’s wish trip brought pure fun and happiness to us all. There were no worries about medical appointments or treatments.  It was a time of ‘escape’ from the diagnosis, where the kids were just kids. 

As parents, we will forever remember the actions of those around us—the security guard at Universal, the stewardesses on the planes, the amazing volunteers at Give Kids the World, the complete strangers who approached us and wished us well.  It truly was amazing to experience that kind of compassion and love from people all around us.

Being a Make-A-Wish family was an experience no amount of money can ever buy! From the depths of our hearts, we thank you!"

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