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Jacob's Family-Filled Disney Adventure

Jacob expressed his wish to have a fun and relaxing week with family, without the burden of his disease on his mind at Disney World.

Fourteen-year-old Jacob loves football, Blake Shelton, Snickers® candy bars and the Atlanta Falcons. When asked by Make-A-Wish® about what he wanted for his most heartfelt wish, however, Jacob asked to go to Disney World®, but for a slightly different reason than most. Ultimately, there was neither a character he specifically wanted to meet nor a park he was especially intent upon visiting. Above all else, Jacob expressed his wish to have a fun and relaxing week with family, without the burden of his disease on his mind. At 13, Jacob was diagnosed with end stage renal disease and would eventually need a kidney transplant. However, no amount of medication or health issues could prevent Jacob from having a spectacular time at the Give Kids the World Village ® in Orlando, along side his cherished family members. While there, Jacob and his family rode rides all day and enjoyed nights at festive restaurants, savoring quality bonding time through it all!

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