Recent Wishes

A once-in-a-lifetime trip

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When Zoë defeated Hodgkin lymphoma in early 2009, her wish was to visit her grandmother and cousins in Kenya — none of whom she had ever met — to share the good news.

Bradley’s VIP day at the BBC

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Bradley, who has cerebral palsy, was granted his dearest wish to visit BBC TV and Radio studios.

Nose to nose with orca whales!

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Daniel has osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer. He hopes one day to become a marine biologist, and his wish to be an orca keeper reflects his love of the sea and the creatures that inhabit it.

A speedy new bike

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Charlotte suffers from a rare form of epilepsy, and as a result, she has had to spend a lot of time in hospital.

Charlotte’s wish was simple: to be able to go out cycling with her family.

Torvill and Dean skate for Gemma

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Gemma has already defeated a Wilms’ tumour and often has to spend time in hospital. Starlight granted her greatest wish to meet her ice skating heroes, Torvill and Dean.

Connor’s Safari

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Connor, who battled leukaemia for four years, has just come back from his dream trip-of-a-lifetime to go on safari in Africa. Starlight organised an animal-packed week to Kenya for Connor, his mum and his nan.

Cinderella: The Shoe Must Go On!

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Sometimes a wish is so magical that it makes all the hairs on your neck stand on end. The moment Chelsie’s dream of dancing on a West End stage came true was one such time.

Chelsie has cystic fibrosis, a disease that affects the internal organs and causes progressive ill health due to multi-system failure. When she was four, Chelsie started dancing as a way of keeping herself healthy, but she soon …

Sleigh ride to Santa!

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When Starlight asked Georgina, who has a genetic illness called Niemann-Pick disease, what her wish was, there was no hesitation. She wanted to take a trip to Lapland to meet Santa!

A fun four-legged furball

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Nic received a special delivery for his wish: an adorable and completely crazy golden retriever puppy. Nic has named him Ziggy!

A shopping expedition to Hamleys

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Maeve has a type of bone marrow disease called myelodysplasia. Her Starlight wish was simple: to go on a shopping spree. It was definitely time for some serious shopping.

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