WWII Nurse Doris Declared Living Legend

WWII Nurse Doris Declared Living Legend

Wish Stories WWII Nurse Doris Declared Living Legend Can you imagine how much things change in a decade? What about in a century? As a centenarian, Doris can certainly attest to that. At age 102, she has lived a life full of both incredible and challenging...
Rex Honors His Father’s Legacy in Bastogne

Rex Honors His Father’s Legacy in Bastogne

Wish Stories Rex Honors His Father’s Legacy in Bastogne Since he was a young boy, Rex idolized his father, who served as a paratrooper in the 101st Airborne Division during World War II. To this day, the 101st or “Screaming Eagles” are widely known for their heroic...
Ophelia Honors Her Father’s WW II Service and Legacy

Ophelia Honors Her Father’s WW II Service and Legacy

Wish Stories Ophelia Honors Her Father’s WW II Service and Legacy Ophelia, age 71, knew one thing for certain while she was growing up: If there was anything her father could do for his family, there was no doubt he’d do it. Ophelia and her four siblings grew up in a...
Shirley Travels Home to be Honored for Her Service

Shirley Travels Home to be Honored for Her Service

Wish Stories Shirley Travels Home to be Honored for Her Service We’ve all seen the famous image of Rosie the Riveter, with her red bandana and blue jumpsuit. The image is so iconic that it’s a part of our society’s collective memory surrounding World War II. But for...
Ignacio Reaches New Heights with His First Flight

Ignacio Reaches New Heights with His First Flight

Wish Stories Ignacio Reaches New Heights with His First Flight Through his service in the United States Army, World War II Veteran Ignacio traveled to many places and experienced many things—both challenging and extraordinary. When he was drafted at age 18, Ignacio...
Frank Shares His Story to Help Others’ Dreams Take Flight

Frank Shares His Story to Help Others’ Dreams Take Flight

Wish Stories Frank Shares His Story to Help Others’ Dreams Take Flight If you have a dream, never give it up! You might make history someday. That’s what Frank would tell you because his life is truly a testament to this statement. And he is always eager to share his...
Voyage of Valor: Russ

Voyage of Valor: Russ

Voyage of Valor 2019In partnership with GHC Housing Partners, Wish of a Lifetime sent 14 veterans from seven different states to Washington D.C. for the very first time to see the memorials that were erected in their honor. From the monuments, to the U.S. Capitol...