For all of you following our journey, yes, Emily is getting closer to getting her dream. It has changed from the original dream of meeting Justin Bieber to a way better dream a seeing Winter from dolphin tale at her aquarium. For all of you asking how long it took, based on this post, I would say 2.5 years. Yes, that’s long but I did take a long time to fill one of the questionnaire.
I have another application form to fill for Emily.
It’s for the Sunshine Foundation. They grant dreams for Canadian kids.
To qualify, a child must be:
1. between the age of 3 and 18.
2. Challenged by a severe physical disability or life-threatening illness.
3. Resident of Canada
4. Cognitively and physically capable of expressing his or her own dream.
I contacted them at least a year ago to see if Emily qualified.
Emily expressed her dream which involves Justin Bieber but doesn’t involve one of his jam packed and extremely loud concert.
We passed the first step quickly enough. Now I need to fill the detailed form and get Emily’s doctor to sign-off on it.
I admit, I’ve been delaying this process for 3 reasons.
1. What if she doesn’t get it? She understands enough to know what we are doing. The foundation wanted her to express her…
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