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Seeing Where Mickey Mouse Lives

Justice and Nemo

“ He cannot stop talking about this trip and wants to share it with anyone who will listen! ”

- Justice's mom

After a heart transplant, Justice was thrilled to get out and explore the world to meet some of his favorite characters. It was a just the celebration he and his family needed.

Justice is an outgoing, comedic, active, and laid back 7 year old. He likes kid’s shows like, Spiderman, the Magic School Bus, and the Mickey Mouse Clubhouse.

When his nurse at Lurie Children’s Hospital referred him to have his wish granted by Make-A-Wish, his parents explained to him what that means and he immediately asked if he could meet any cartoon character that he wanted. Justice decided that he wanted to meet one in particular, Mickey Mouse! As time led up to his wish trip he constantly asked his parents if he was “really” going to see Mickey Mouse, ride on an airplane, and sleep at a hotel – all things that he had never done before his wish.

During his wish trip, Justice experienced a lot of firsts; his first plane ride, his first roller coaster ride, and his first time staying at a hotel.

“I’m still in awe of his bravery to board the plane without hesitation and how he took a fascination to roller coasters! He rode all but the ones he was too little to ride,” said his mom, Allynthia.

Justice got to experience Walt Disney World and so much more. He also was able to go to Universal Studios, SeaWorld, Madame Tussauds, and the SEA LIFE Orlando Aquarium all with his parents and siblings. Justice and his family also took a ride on ICON Orlando, the tallest observation wheel on the United States East Coast!

“Since his [wish] Justice has not stopped talking about his trip,” his mom told us, “He’s already looking forward to revisiting the Give the Kids the World Village someday and of course, he would love to return to Disney!”

 “It was one of the most exhilarating experiences my family has ever had. We celebrated life and each other while taking in some of the world’s most beautiful attractions,” said Justice’s mom.

Nowadays Justice is doing very well as a thriving second grader that is looking forward to his turn at “share Friday” in his classroom so that he can talk more about Disney World and his wish trip there.

We celebrated life and each other while taking in some of the world’s most beautiful attractions. ”

— Allynthia, Wish Parent

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