My beautiful little sister made a wish to go to Disney World and it was finally granted!
The smiles and laughs that I have seen and heard from her, have brought so much warmth.
My sister has been through a lot in the little time that she has been on this earth. From hospitalizations to missing months of school because of Cystic Fibrosis, she is always in pain and suffering.
These moments with us on vacation are the things that I hope can make her forget about all the pain she faces on a daily basis.
I wish I could leave her in these beautiful moments forever, where she is so unbelievably happy and carefree.
I would do anything to make that possible for her.
The trip has been absolutely amazing so far. Make-A-Wish has been awesome in making sure that all of our travels have been smooth and successful (especially when it comes to getting in the express lanes for rides).
We are residing at Give The Kids The World and let me just tell you, the people who volunteer and work here are the kindest people you will ever meet.
They have really made the stay here so comfortable and stress-free.
All the volunteers want to do is help you in any way they can, whether it’s bringing your food to the table or making you ice cream or even doing your hair and nails. All they spread is love and positivity to every child and adult they interact with.
Give Kids The World has events going on constantly such as birthday parties of characters or Christmas nights. They have horseback riding, movie nights, arcades, rides, pools, golf, fishing, you name it they probably have it somewhere around here.
So far we have been to Hollywood Studios, Magic Kingdom, and Universal Studios: the Island of Adventure in just two days.
I had my go-pro with me since the beginning of our journey because I want my sister to remember these moments.
To remember that there are so many amazing moments in life that outweigh the bad.
That she has a family that loves her and adores her. A family that will always be there for her.
So I made a video, that way when the pain is too much or she just wants to look back on all the things we did, she can.
I love you, Gracie. Always.
So many memories made that will never be forgotten.