Anthony suffered a brain aneurysm at school when he was 12 years old. He was rushed to the hospital and underwent emergency surgery. Days later, Anthony had a massive stroke and was hospitalized for months to insure his condition didn’t worsen. Anthony struggles with everyday activities that most people take for granted. Because of his brain aneurysm Anthony visits a therapist multiple times a week so that he can practice talking again. Playing on video gaming systems brings him happiness and a temporary escape from his condition.
Anthony had been wishing for a PS4. Kids Wish Network granted his wish by purchasing a PS4 Pro Star Wars Battlefront 2 bundle, including the hit game Overwatch and cult classic Shadow of the Colossus. Anthony was excited about his new gaming system, and loved playing his new video games when they arrived.