In 1998, four-year-old Bridget was granted her wish to go to Disney World. She spent a week with her family in the Happiest Place on Earth, away from the stresses of her cancer diagnosis.
Years later, Bridget gives back to Make-A-Wish Georgia as a wish granting volunteer in her hometown of Dahlonega. She was also inspired by her illness and her wish experience to study nursing in college.
"Even though I was sick at a young age, both my experience with cancer and my wish gave me hope and direction for my future," said Bridget. "My wish led me to want to pursing a career in nursing.”