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Aug 12, 2016

Wish Kids Going Back to School: Jessica

We know "Back to School" can take on a new meaning for our wish kids, especially after they've missed school to undergo treatment. We heard from four wish kids who shared with us their Back to School Experience. i

This is Jessica. She is (almost!) 14 years old, and she's quick to point out that, as an eighth grader at Hawkins Middle School, she and her classmates rule the school. A couple of years ago, Jessica was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Throughout her treatments and hospital stays, her friends, classmates and teachers offered encouragement to Jessica and her parents. In 2014, after completing her treatment, Jessica went on a girls' trip to Walt Disney World Resort. Any time she shares her Make-A-Wish story, she says her wish gave her a bright spot to look forward to during her time in the hospital. 

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