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Lilyanna Goes To Disney World

Lilyanna swims

“ To be able to spend time together and enjoy ourselves and smile again was priceless. ”

- Lilyanna's Mom

Lilyanna is a 4-year-old girl from Northlake. She is an enthusiastic and outgoing child who loves to sing and dance. Her favorite colors are pink and purple and she enjoys playing with her siblings. When she’s not playing dress-up, she can be found eating her favorite combination of brownies and ice cream.

After being diagnosed with a brain tumor, Lilyanna was referred to Make-A-Wish®. When volunteers asked her what she wanted to wish for, Lilyanna knew right away. She wished to visit Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Make-A-Wish was able to grant her wish!

LilyannaLilyanna and her family arrived in Orlando ready for a week of adventure. They spent a day at the water park, enjoying swimming and splashing in the pool. While at Disney World Lilyanna met Princess Aurora and Princess Ariel and even snapped a photo with them. One of her favorite moments was feeding the dolphins at SeaWorld.

Lilyanna will remember this trip for the rest of her life. When asked about it, her mom said, “At a time when she has gone through so much pain it brought her great happiness.” Lilyanna can’t wait to go back someday.

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