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Kathryn has always loved horses. Though she has forever dreamed of riding these gentle animals, she had never saddled up to enjoy the thrill of a ride until her dream came true while on her wish trip to Give Kids The World Village. It was an early Wednesday morning at GKTW and Kathryn’s face lit […]...
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IHG Fosters a Fairytale

July 21, 2014
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Worlds filled with enchantment, make believe and fairytale endings are synonymous with childhood and for our precious wish children, dreams like these are made a reality thanks to our partners at the IHG Owners Association. Because of the generous contributions made by the IHG Owners Association, Give Kids The World is able to provide our wish […]...
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Magical Moment: Stars of the Stage

July 18, 2014
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Wish children and their siblings get the opportunity to fulfill dreams of stardom as they show off their talents by appearing on our Village Idol stage every Wednesday night. Whether they reveal their latest dance moves, tell a funny joke or sing their heart out, these performances are just as meaningful for the audience members […]...
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Mickey Maniacs Make Magic

July 14, 2014
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Located deep in the bayou of Louisiana is a community of 7,500 people who call the town of Larose home.  This small, but mighty, community is home to the Mickey Maniacs, a very special group of students from Larose Cut-Off  Middle School, their parents and other community members.   The Mickey Maniacs have dedicated countless […]...
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Magical Moment: Bella’s “EEE-mazing” Wish Trip

July 11, 2014
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Wish child Bella’s precious thank you note warmed our hearts so much we wanted to share it with you.  We are so lucky to have been part of this special family’s wish trip. Dear GKTW, Where does someone start to express how thankful they are? Everyone at the Village gave us the most amazing week. […]...
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