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Dec 29, 2015

Erica Gets Her Wish

Erica To Go To Broadway

Erica learned at Macy's National Believe Day that her wish to see Hamilton on Broadway is being granted!

Dec 29, 2015

Alicia Meets Zac

A Wish Leads to Inspiration

Alicia's wish to meet her idol, Zac Efron, inspired her to become a performer and singer.

Dec 02, 2015

Morgan's Tree House Wish

A Tree House for Morgan

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Morgan battles cancer. The news that her wish for a 'hobbit's cottage' tree house is being granted was a complete surprise!

Dec 18, 2013

Matt Receives his Disney Wish

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Matt and his family describe the impact of a wish.

Dec 13, 2013

A Wish for Jared

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The story of Jared's wish journey and how you can get involved.

Dec 13, 2013

Owen on the pirate ship

A Pirate Ship for Owen

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On Saturday, Nov. 23, a special wish was granted to a young boy from Auburn, Maine. Owen, 7, has been battling a malignant tumor, known as a Glioma, and he asked Make-A-Wish Maine for a Pirate Ship Tree House.

Aug 07, 2013

Wish granted: Kate gets a dirtbike

Kate's Surprised to Have Her Wish for a Dirtbike Granted!

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Kate thought she was coming to a charity motorcycle ride with the Augusta Fraternal Order of Eagles as a guest of honor, but the Make-A-Wish folks had a surprise up their sleeves.

Aug 07, 2013

Wish kid Florian visits celebrity engineers at Howe & Howe Tech

Florian Meets Celebrity Engineers

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Florian meets celebrity engineers Geoff and Michael Howe of Howe and Howe Technologies and Discovery Channel's "Black Ops Brothers" to build model helicopter and more.

Aug 04, 2013

6th Annual Tractor Pull a Success

Tractor Pull

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The 6th annual Southern Maine Garden Tractor Pull in Saco raises $14,000 for Make-A-Wish kids. At the event, Wish Kids are able to try their luck at pulling and enjoy a guest performance by singer, songwriter and Wish Dad Mark Gentle.

Jun 20, 2013

Payton wishes to ride a choo-choo train

payton train ride

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Payton wishes to ride a choo-choo train and go deep sea fishing with his grandpa.

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