DWAYNE MCAREE’S DISNEY WORLD ‘MAKE—A—WISH’ HAS BEEN GRANTED

23 October 2015 No Comments by The Northern Standard

By Veronica Corr

Dwayne McAree, a ten-year-old boy from rural Smithboro who is recovering from Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia (ALL), is about to have his Make-A-Wish granted.

He has opted to go to Disney World, Florida with his family — mum Ann Marie, dad Dessie and siblings Dylan (17) and Kirsty (14).

The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children who have life-threatening illnesses and Dwayne has been on the charity’s waiting list for over a year and a half now.

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The Make-A-Wish Foundation’s Cathy Elliot asked the McArees if they would be able to depart for Florida on November 3rd and return on November 10th — They didn’t think this would pose a problem until Ann Marie discovered that their passports were out of date!

So, the family got in contact with local TD Caoimhghín Ó Caoláin, who came to the rescue by writing …

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