Wish kid Cooper is smiling from his wheelchair, waving his red and blue stripped scarf Wish kid Cooper is smiling from his wheelchair, waving his red and blue stripped scarf

Wish stories

Learn about inspirational wish children and the amazing people who help their wishes come true.

Inspirational wish stories

If Savannah (Manny) didn’t already believe in the magic of fairies – she certainly does now!

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Alicia's wish to sing on The Voice came true and the whole audience was listening to her rendition o...

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There’s more in common with 7-year-old Emily and The Hulk than you would think.

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For 15-year-old Casey, his wish to visit and learn about the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) stemmed from a...

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Gracie is a brave and fun-loving 7-year-old with a heart of gold – she also loves to make everyone l...

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At 11, Michael dreamed of becoming a professional tennis player, after meeting his idol Roger Federe...

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Haidar’s wish was off to a roaring start, as this brave little lion joined his favourite footy team ...

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Daniel's wish to go on a battleship came true in 2017. Six years later, he draws on the memories of ...

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Wishes often come in all Snapes and sizes – and 9-year-old Claudia’s wish for a wizardry party had a...

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Amelia wants to wrap her little arms around Mickey Mouse and give him the biggest hug!

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When she had to go for chemotherapy treatment, Sadie would always take books she received as part of...

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Some 30 years later, Kellie Webb still remembers her wish coming true at a time she most needed it.

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Wish mum Tina tells us about her daughter Sharny, and how her wish was just the beginning of a new a...

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It's snow-time for Kaylee as she hits the slopes.

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Harry Potter fan Thomas had his wish come true when he took a ride on a special Hogwarts Express!

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