Tyson's Wish

Eight-year-old Tyson, who is living with an Optic Chiasm Brain Tumor, has a passion for adventure! So, it was no surprise when he told Make-A-Wish® his wish was to go to Walt Disney World® Resort so he could "spend time with family and go on cool rides!”

Tyson’s family tells us: "We had the most amazing time while we stayed at Give Kids the World Village! There were absolutely no worries about anything while we were there, and the kids loved the ice cream shop. We felt every effort was made to just let us have fun and forget all of life's trouble for a week and just enjoy the time together.

Everyone really enjoyed Epcot® and Universal Studios Florida®, with ‘Test-Track’ being the favourite ride. I think that the best part was that we had park-hopper passes that we utilized with the special passes that let us get right on the rides without waiting in line which was important for Tyson so he didn't have to stand. 

Tyson’s wish gave us a chance to get away from it all and really just relax, have fun, and do whatever we wanted! It was awesome that we were given the chance to go as a family because we couldn't have done it without Make-A-Wish and all of the people who made this possible.”

Flights for Tyson’s wish were generously donated by WestJet through the WestJet Cares for Kids Community Investment Program.

Photos of Tyson’s wish were captured with his new Sony Cyber-shot® digital camera donated by the Sony Canada Charitable Foundation.

About Make-A-Wish® International and The Walt Disney Company®

Since the first-ever official Make-A-Wish experience more than 30 years ago, Make-A-Wish has counted The Walt Disney Company as a steadfast friend. The relationship has blossomed from allowing wish kids unprecedented access to Disney theme parks to helping us grant cruise, entertainment and sports wishes – more than 75,000 wishes worldwide and counting!

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