Heart Teen gets MAW car overhaul

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Heart Teen gets MAW car overhaul
Sun, 04-29-2012 - 9:35am

Here's a story about a chd teen that received an overhaul of her classic mustang through the Make A Wish foundation.

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/apr/29/businesses-make-high-school-girls-wish-muscle-car-/ 

Nick received a wish grant from Kids' Wish when he was smaller.  He got to go to Disney and the trip was fantastic.  At the time his wish was granted, he was facing an additional surgery for either repair or replacement of his mitral valve.  We applied for the wish for him then, rather than later, because we weren't sure there'd be a "later" .   

I don't know how many of you are aware that heart kids are eligible for wish grants from organizations.  Many people assume that these are for cancer kids and doctors are even sometimes misinformed about them.  They are also for kids living with lifelong, chronic conditions.  Nick's doctor filled out his papers and warned us that there was a spot on them that asked about the possibility of death.  She explained that while he was in no immediate danger of death, it is always a possibility when you have to undergo surgery.