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Hailey on the Disney Cruise Line

“ It gave our whole family a sense of peace, hope, and strength and priceless memories we will remember forever. ”


- Hailey's mom

The Disney Cruise Line® is an exciting experience where characters from Walt Disney World® are on ship with guests who are taken to beautiful beaches. Hailey wished to partake in this awesome experience, especially after she was diagnosed with a brain hemorrhage. Make-A-Wish® wanted to bring hope to Hailey and her family, so they granted her wish. Hailey was ecstatic about her cruise when she was determined to be healthy enough to go.

But first, Hailey encountered her first airplane flight before boarding the cruise ship. Her and her family flew down to Orlando, FL, with no problems and bounded up the steps to the ship. It was there Hailey was able to meet some of her favorite Disney characters, as well as watch them in amazing shows. When the ship docked, Hailey relaxed on the beach and even met a dolphin.

Hailey was like any other kid on the ship that week. The trip gave the whole family a sense of peace, hope, and strength. As Hailey’s mom said, “Seeing her smile, relax, and simply enjoy being with her family was priceless.”

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