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Make-A-Wish Sends Sandersville Boy to WrestleMania
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Make-A-Wish Sends Sandersville Boy to WrestleMania

Sanderville's own eight-year-old of James gets a special experience thanks to Make-A-Wish and WWE.

He gets to travel to New Jersey with his family for a full week of events with WrestleMania. He'll get to meet WWE celebrities and get their autographs and he'll also be inducted into the Circle of Champions and then attend the event, Fan Axxess.

Read the full release:

 

Make-A-Wish® Georgia, with the help of longtime supporter, WWE®, is sending eight-year-old James of Sandersville, Georgia, to WrestleMania® 29 at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey on Sunday, April 7. James is part of a group of 38 kids with life-threatening medical conditions from around the world who wished to attend sports entertainment’s biggest event.

James and his family will travel to the New York City area on Thursday, April 4, for a weekend full of activities that culminates with WrestleMania 29 at MetLife Stadium. In addition to experiencing the excitement of WrestleMania 29, James will:

  • have exclusive opportunities to meet WWE Superstars and Divas including a private autograph session on Friday, April 5;
  •  be inducted into the Circle of Champions at a luncheon with a surprise WWE Superstar at the Liberty Science Center on Saturday, April 6;
  • attend the biggest fan event of the year, Fan Axxess, on Sunday, April 7.

WWE has been a supporter of Make-A-Wish for more than 30 years and is host to some of the most dedicated wish granters in the organization’s history. WWE’s popularity transcends generations, and accordingly, the wishes its talent have helped grant number in the thousands. WWE also has given a multi-year commitment to continue its support of Make-A-Wish and its wish-granting activities.

“The anticipation is building for what we know will be an incredible experience for James.  All of the wishes we grant for courageous children with life-threatening medical conditions provide wish kids and their families a break from treatment and give them a chance to return from their wish energized and inspired. It can be a life-changing experience,” said John J. Brennan, CEO of Make-A-Wish Georgia. “Make-A-Wish is fortunate to have WWE as a supporter who believes so strongly in our mission.”

 

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