Wish stories

Find out more about inspirational wish children and their families.

Willow's story

Inspirational wish stories

Wishes are waiting. Find out how we're keeping lights-loving Hannah excited.

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Lexie lives in one of the hottest places in Australia and can't wait to see snow for the first time.

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Like the Bulldogs footy team he loved, Shawn showed resilience and determination. He was also Austra...

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Ailish was born with cystic fibrosis and has had to fight all the way to stay alive. But she has ne...

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Tara lost her leg to bone cancer but not her sprit, as she aims to help others on their cancer journ...

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Emma Prout beat the odds twice, overcoming a liver tumour and a stroke to become Western Australia's...

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Spending the day with Dr Chris Brown in 2014 has inspired Xanthe to become a vet herself.

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Hayley's mum passed away months after her wish trip in 2008 but the memories from the Queensland hol...

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Brave Willow has had four open-heart surgeries and now has her sights on swimming with Nemo and Dory...

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Fun-loving Zack has overcome a rocky first few years and is now looking forward to going face-to-fac...

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Aysha had to overcome leukaemia before she could put on her mermaid tail and hang out with mermaids.

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India's wish trip to meet the cast of Gossip Girl helped save her life. And now, in 2020, she's emba...

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Teenager Jazziah needed a new heart before he could get his wish for a brand new Telecaster electric...

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Fearless former footballer Stephen Rowe has exposed a heart of gold in his 27 years volunteering for...

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Frank Jackowiak has been the heart and soul of Adelaide's Make-A-Wish Branch since he helped start i...

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Wish children whose images feature on this page:

Dara, 7, Non Hodgkin's Lymphoma - I wish for the ultimate puppy experience.