Aidan's wish to go to the Wizarding World of Harry Potter

Aidan is an adorable nine-year-old who has anaplastic astrocytoma. Aidan enjoys playing hockey, games and most of all spending time with his family and friends. In May 2016 Aidan and his family's magical experience began when they were greeted by a WestJet representative at the Toronto airport.

"Wingardium Leviosa,” and with that, the spell was cast - Aidan's wish to visit the Wizarding World of Harry Potter began. He was excited to visit Walt Disney World and Universal Studios but highest on his wish list was to spend time at Hogwart’s School to learn some magic. He mastered a few spells and even had a magical wand picked him!

Aidan also went to Jedi training, rode many rides at Walt Disney World, rode on a personal watercraft and got invited to sit in the cockpit by awesome WestJet pilots and flight attendants. Aidan and his family were so busy it is possible that they might just have forgotten to sleep! They had a wonderful time together in Florida and all raved about their experiences at Give Kids the World Village. They were also thrilled about the amazing way they were treated by West Jet staff. Wayne summed things up well when he said that everything was fabulous and they could not have hoped for anything more than the exceptional experience that they had together.

Asked to sum up the trip in one word, "Epic!"

 

Thank you Give Kids the World, WestJet, Sony and TuGo for helping make Aidan's wish come true!

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