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Video Presentation: Make-a-Wish Presents a Trip to Disney Land and a Day at the Beach to Sulphur Springs Child with Rare Bone Disease

Make-a-Wish Foundation presented a trip to Disney Land and a day at the beach to Jakaden and his mother Cassandra Yarbrough.  Eight (8) year old Jakaden was greeted by family, friends, and representatives of Make-a-Wish Wednesday afternoon at Pizza Hut in Sulphur Springs. The wish grantors surprised Jakaden with the trip that begins Monday. He will return June 16th. Jakaden has a rare bone disease.

Anyone can make a request for a child but usually it is the child’s doctor or the case worker that assists the child and family during the time of their life threatening disease. There are qualifications: 1) the child must be between the ages of 2 and a half years and 18-years of age; 2) must have a life treatening illness; and 3) have not been granted a wish by any other organization.

Jakaden has a sibling, Jakelian. His grandparents are Bobby and Rose Yarbrough. Jakaden gave a thumbs up to the surprise.


Author: Staff Reporter

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