“Jennifer loved the fact that she was able to have a vacation with the whole family!”
At the age of 17, Jennifer began having pain in her knee. After enduring months of testing doctors confirmed that she had a cancerous tumor behind her sternum and lesions throughout her body. Sadly, Jennifer was diagnosed with stage 4 neuroblastoma, which had already spread to her bone marrow and other parts of her body. Doctors immediately started Jennifer on a treatment plan consisting of 6 months of chemotherapy and a stem cell transplant, followed by a painful chest surgery to remove tumors. During all of her treatments, Jennifer remained in isolation and unfortunately will continue to be hospitalized for further chemotherapy, radiation, and antibody treatments.
For her wish, Kids Wish Network arranged an all-expense paid trip to Disney World for Jennifer and her family including tickets to the many Orlando theme parks, as well as accommodations at the Hyatt Place Orlando/Universal, and dinner each evening. Jennifer had a blast at Universal Studios; she specifically enjoyed the Blues Brothers concert and also loved the killer whale show at Sea World.
“Jennifer loved the fact that she was able to have a vacation with the whole family. We are so grateful for this experience and what Kids Wish Network did for us, it couldn’t have been any better.” said Angela, Jennifer’s mother.
Wish: Visit Disney World
Wish Type: Theme Parks