Interesting fact about Make-A-Wish: They do not only work with children who are terminally ill. I have a friend who works for them, and she says that’s the #1 misconception about their organization. The illness must be life-threatening, but not necessarily life-ending.
Someone put it like this: Even if they aren’t dying, if Make-A-Wish has found them, they and their families have probably been through hell. They probably deserve it.
It’s not like they’re saying, “Hey, you’re gonna die, so have a cool thing!” These kids are still fighting to live, even on their death bed. Even if they’re “cured,” or on the road to recovery, they’ve lost so much of their childhood. There’s nothing wrong with trying to make up for it by doing one good deed, no matter how extravagant.
I personally know a family that had Make-A-Wish - for two kids in a single family, actually, and they went on a small vacation. And from day one, and even to this day, they spent so much time and money trying to live normal lives. Now one’s my age and the other is my brother’s (17), and have achieved that goal, but it wasn’t that easy. If they were poorer, at least one would’ve died or had worse complications. A vacation isn’t going to cure their complications, but it made them happy in the midst of their chaos. They’re really strong and I’m proud of them.
So I guess, with that said, let’s think of it this way: Make-A-Wish isn’t filling bucket lists, it’s rewarding children who have done little else but fight evils.
And if he’s in remission, Batkid obviously defeated more than just a few cartoon characters.
Bradley James by Eoin Macken (x)
what if they took west side story and made a version where it was set in verona in the 1400s and instead of gangs there are two powerful italian families. i just think that would be really cool
The Font Conference. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3k5oY9AHHM
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so we made it double-spaced.
Prrresenting Bisexuality Comics: Part Three! Will it live up to the hype? Maybe! :)
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Merlin & Animals (13/20) → Panthera leo // ‘The Lion’
In ancient lore, the symbolic meaning of lions revolved around protection and they were viewed as guardians of the dead as well as guardians of palaces, doorways, shrines and thrones. They were also ultimate protectors of hearth and home. Lions are very honorable, and will defend friend and family to the death. With that the lion is a creature with a great sense of loyalty;