Celine Dion Star Wishes for Children

Lighting Up the Strip With Celine Dion!

In 1994, Rachel was diagnosed with a disease known as ataxia telangiectasia. A-T is a progressive, degenerative disease that affects a number of body systems very seriously. Rachel has experienced rapid muscle deterioration and is now confined permanently to a wheelchair. She experiences frequent tremors, as she has no control of her muscle. Like other […]

John Cena WWE Star Wishes for Children

Tyler Got to Meet His Hero, John Cena!

Tyler is a happy young man who was diagnosed with Spastic Quadriplegic Cerebral Palsy shortly after being born. This illness affects his entire body, and has left him totally dependent on a wheelchair or walker for mobility. This 11-year-old boy has undergone 11 surgeries in his short life to help address his mobility issues but […]

Kristin Sees Stars after Meeting Jessica Simpson!

As a girl from Floyds Knobs, Indiana, Kristin doesn’t have the chance to meet many celebrities, but thanks to the Star Wishes for Children, she finally got to meet the one who meant the most to her. In October of 2006, Kristin was diagnosed with acute myelogenous leukemia. Soon after her diagnosis, Kristin began undergoing […]

Demi Lovato Star Wishes for Children

Evelyn Rocks Out with Demi Lovato!

Evelyn was born with spina bifida, which has left her paralyzed from the knees down. She must use either a wheelchair or arm braces for mobility. In addition, Evelyn has hydrocephalus, which is a buildup of cerebrospinal fluid in the skull. In her 11 years, Evelyn has endured two surgeries: one to place a shunt […]

Rihanna Star Wishes for Children

Amanda is Star-Struck by Rihanna

In November of 2004, Amanda was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension. This condition leads to high blood pressure in the arteries that supply the lungs with blood. People suffering from PHT often experience fatigue, dizziness and shortness of breath. Amanda tires easily and is unable to engage in any type of rigorous physical activity. She is […]

Barrett Rocks Out With Gene Simmons!

At just two weeks old, little Barrett suffered a stroke. Soon afterwards his doctors discovered through an MRI that Barrett had a mass on the right side of his brain. As a result of the stroke, Barrett developed what is known as cerebral palsy. C.P. is described as a group of brain disorders that most […]

Miley Cyrus Star Wishes for Children

Daymon Hangs Out with Miley Cyrus on the Set of So Undercover

By the time Daymon was 7 months old, he had undergone three surgeries for spina bifida. Children born with this condition suffer from different degrees of paralysis, ambulatory problems, loss of sensation, as well as deformation of the hips, knees, and feet. Daymon has had 10 surgeries on his feet and had a rod placed […]

Ken Jeong - Star Wishes for Children

Lights, camera, action: Local girl with illness shares the silver screen!

12-year-old Hannah’s wish to become a movie star came true with help from Star Wishes for Children, Happy Madison Productions and the Frankfort Firefighters Association. Hannah is a bright young lady who has been through a lot in her short 12 years, but you couldn’t tell that from just talking to her. Her happy demeanor […]