Sue Reunites with Sister

Sue Reunites with Sister

For many, a sister is: a lifelong confidant, a fearless defender, and an unfailing friend.   As they grow from bright-eyed, childhood adventurers to wise and caring advisors, sisters are always there for us.  Part of us believes that they will always be there, that...
Davis Visits Loved Ones in Louisiana

Davis Visits Loved Ones in Louisiana

Davis pictured with Wish Of a Lifetime staff. Davis, 86, has a tremendous love and dedication to his family. He and his wife, Norma, have been married for 50 years and raised five wonderful children together. As a team, they have extended consistent love and support...
Eleanor Celebrates 100th Birthday

Eleanor Celebrates 100th Birthday

Eleanor Dew did it.  She reached THE milestone.  She achieved that extraordinary feat.  She discovered the secret. Eleanor Dew turned 100 years old and proved that a full life fuels the soul far beyond the expected.   On a sunny, Saturday afternoon, Eleanor celebrated...
Muriel’s Night of Magic

Muriel’s Night of Magic

“At the ‘ripe old’ age of 23, Irving’s mother said that he needed to find a nice girl and settle down, and he took her seriously”. You could say that Irving’s mother was the driving force that ultimately brought Muriel and Irving together, but that wouldn’t give...
Thomas and Ella Chat Until Midnight After 30 Years Apart

Thomas and Ella Chat Until Midnight After 30 Years Apart

A knock on the Simpson family door yielded a life changing surprise. A 10-year-old boy, confused and orphaned, stood on the doorstep as his father’s car drove away in the distance. Thomas had lost his mother and his father delivered him and his siblings to other homes...
Beverly Meets Her Seventh Great-Grandchild

Beverly Meets Her Seventh Great-Grandchild

Beverly has done it all; from volunteering in hospitals and working with the MS association, to helping with her children’s cheerleading squad and finding time to tend to her garden. This 85-year-old senior describes herself as “never being bored”. “I like to...
Gail Returns to the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Gail Returns to the Eastern Shore of Virginia

Gail, 74, of Brookdale Hillside in McMinnville, Oregon, is a retired educator and researcher and an all-around-helper for her community and family. Gail taught and researched horticulture crops for many years with a focus on vegetables, specifically potatoes, a...
Dorothy Travels to Anaheim to Visit Sister

Dorothy Travels to Anaheim to Visit Sister

Dorothy, 96, grew up in the small town of Huntingdon, Pennsylvania and is the oldest of four siblings. Dorothy lost her mother when she was 14, resulting in many changes for the family. Her youngest sister, Shirley – 14 months at the time – went to live...