Duchenne muscular dystrophy familyhas wish come true

Published on Wednesday 20 July 2011 21:20

A wish arrived genuine for any disabled teenager and his family, once they have been provided a dream holiday they never imagined to be possible.

Marc Perry, 13, recently jetted away to Florida with his two kin and their parents, thanks towards the work on the while you wish Upon A Star charity.

Marc, who suffers from Duchenne muscular dystrophy, invested two marvelous months inside the American resort, in which he was able to visit Disneyland, Seaworld, Universal Studios and various other exciting excursions.

His mum, Jody Mumford, said: “It was completely brilliant, we got as a good deal as all sorts. They offered passes for lots of trips and hoisting gear so he could go swimming. Marc copes very properly with his situation and he doesn’t allow it get him straight down but a holiday has not been something we’ve been able to even think about before. wish Upon A Star have been fantastic, they took the worry out of everything”

Muscular dystrophy is a progressive muscle wasting problem which has left Marc confined to some wheelchair, unable to move his legs and with only limited utilization of his other limbs.

Thanks towards the specialist planning by the charity, Marc experienced entry towards the expert gear to help him enjoy all the enjoyment holiday actions with his family.

Regional fund rasing manager Joanne Wright met with Marc and his loved ones at their household in Burgh le Marsh to hear supposed to be about their incredible adventure.

Joanne said: “It was great to go and meet the loved ones and hear Marc so animated about all on the things he has executed and been able to experience. There’s no doubt that he is a very brave young man who has gone through a lot and will carry on to undertake so, however it was marvelous to hear that he and is also loved ones enjoyed such a lovely time together.”

The Lincolnshire and Yorkshire regional branch of while you wish Upon A Star, offer dream holidays to extra than 50 disabled youngsters and their households every single year, and also a even more hundred christmas trips to Lapland. To come across out extra concerning the charity email Joanne@whenyouwish.org.uk or visit Joanne’s while you wish Upon A Star page on facebook.

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