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Bone-marrow transplant helps Freeman girl

September 17, 2014 in Uncategorized

FREEMAN — Two years ago, Kris and Walter Sahlis got news any parents would dread. Their 3-year-old daughter, Kahlen, had a rare disorder, possibly fatal. Dyskeratosis congenita, to be precise.

Today, the Sahlis family gets to tell the best e…continue reading on

Make-A-Wish to hold Grand Forks fundraiser

January 12, 2012 in Grand Forks Herald

The family-friendly event raises money and awareness for the foundation, which grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish has benefited more than 600 North Dakota children since 1985. Continue Reading

Extreme wish: Local teen visits set of TV home makeover show

November 11, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

WORTHINGTON Stephanie Romero talks about Ty, Pauly, Paige and Michael some of the principle cast members of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” like she knows them personally.
That’s because she does.
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Summer’s Last Dance to benefit SD Make-A-Wish Foundation

September 9, 2011 in The Daily Republic

Sometimes all it takes is a little fun to forget the challenges in life.

That’s the mission the South Dakota Make-A-Wish Foundation hopes to achieve through granting wishes to kids with life-threatening diseases.
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Wishes do come true: Biley Lewis to embark on dream vacation

May 13, 2011 in Worthington Daily Globe

ELLSWORTH Once upon a time, there was a boy named Bailey, who lived in a small town with his mother and father, two brothers and a sister.
Bailey was smart, talented and funny, and he was able to run and play. But there were some other things about Bailey that set him apart from the other children. In some parts of his body, he had extra bones, while others were missing. He endured multiple surgeries, and more were likely in his future. Continue Reading

Ryan’s wish granted: Fargo boy on way to Florida to see Twins spring training

March 19, 2011 in Grand Forks Herald

Ryan Hoiland loves the Minnesota Twins, and the 9-year-old is quick to point out his favorite player. “They have a lot of great players,” said Ryan, from Fargo. “They especially have one of my favorite players, Justin Morneau.” Continue Reading

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