“I finally got to meet my idol who I look up to all the time.”
Nic was having stomach pain… after visiting the doctor, it was initially thought that he just had a virus that would run its course. He started feeling better, but about a week later, symptoms returned, and on a more severe level. Nic was admitted to the hospital, and tests revealed that he had ulcerative colitis, causing long-lasting inflammation and ulcers in his digestive tract. It also continues to affect his joints and skin. Nic told Kids Wish Network that he dreamed about meeting legendary basketball star Stephen Curry of the Golden State Warriors. He has a passion for basketball, and is greatly inspired by his idol. With this very special wish, Curry continued his streak of 3 pointers, meeting our Wish Kids Nic, Mikel and Chase for a fun day of gaming and family togetherness.
Nic was going to have a ball! NBA star Stephen Curry said, “Have a great time, enjoy life and each other’s company… we’ve got some fun to be had!” Nic loved his time with Curry, having pictures taken together, getting a jersey signed and playing alongside him in minigolf. “I finally got to meet my idol who I look up to all the time,” said Nic. “He was really funny and down to earth. It was great spending time with him.” The basketball superstar brought along extra cheer with some members of the Golden State Warriors Dance Team to play video games and take photos with the kids. They had an amazing once-in-a-lifetime experience with their hero – it was a game changer.
Nic had a very special gift of appreciation for Curry – a personalized leather devotional with his name and a Bible passage inscribed on the cover. Nic also received an amazing memento from Curry… all Wish Kids received a customized gift package including an Under Armour backpack, JBL headphones and treasured sneakers in their size from Stephen Curry’s line of athletic shoes. Curry’s hospitality continued, graciously autographing the sneakers for Nic.
During the wish, Nic and his mom enjoyed beautiful accommodations at DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pleasanton at the Club and a memorable dinner at Zephyr Grill. It was a momentous wish for Nic… it was also his first time flying in an airplane.
“It was really special watching Curry’s interaction with Nic,” said his mom Kathy. “They were playing putt-putt golf and they had this moment where they did a fist bump. It’s wonderful knowing he’ll always have these memories. Kids Wish Network went above and beyond in everything… thank you from the bottom of my heart.”
Kids Wish Network would like to thank the following sponsors for making Nic’s dreams become a reality:
- Stephen Curry
- DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Pleasanton at the Club
- Zephyr Grill