Leon's Wish to go Disney World!

When we had our first visit with Leon and his family, we knew he was a pretty special kid.   Leon is a very lovable young boy who doesn’t let his condition stop him from enjoying his favorite activities and sports. Leon plays sledge hockey, baseball, horseback riding and even water skis. Leon Is very close to his family and enjoys spending time with them.   When his mom told him, he was receiving a wish, he was so excited.   Leon loves adventure and travel.  He dreams about Disney and he would love to meet his favorite characters.   Leon's biggest wish was to meet Mickey Mouse at the coolest place on earth.  With the help of his teachers and schoolmates, Leon was surprise at his school with the news that his wish was coming true for his birthday.

The family stated: "Leon's wish came true, he got and experienced much more than he could ever dream. He met Mickey Mouse, Handy Manny and many more characters. He was very happy to celebrate his birthday at Give Kids The World.  We received an enormous amount of love and positive support from them.  The WestJest staff went above and beyond with exceptional service, helping with connecting flights, meeting with the pilots and the passenger singing Happy Birthday to Leon.   It was an unforgettable experience, we received lots of love and support."

Special thanks to Centennial Public School, Tugo Insurance, Sony Canada and Park N’Fly in Ottawa for their generous support.

A special thank you to Play It Forward for Wishes for adopting Leon's wish and making his wish come true!

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