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Make-A-Wish Foundation (pg. 2)

When You Wish Upon a Star

Through the Make-A-Wish Foundation, thousands of children have been able to meet their celebrity idols. Musicians, TV and [/KWLINK 1315]movie stars, athletes and many other celebs have lent their time to help fulfill the wishes of sick children. The Dixie Chicks have been a part of ten separate wish experiences since December 2000 and when their first child, Gus, was born, Dixie Chick Emily Robison and her husband requested that instead of gifts, well-wishers donate money to the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Another music sensation, Madonna, made personal, daily phone calls to a young Canadian girl after granting her wish in January 2003. Madonna also sent the girl books and "healing water."

How Can You Help The Make-A-Wish Foundation?

Volunteer. If you have some extra time on your hands, and there is a Make-A-Wish chapter in your area, (you can find out on their Web site,) then make a call to find out what you can do. If volunteering isn't something you'd be up for, why not organize a penny or bottle drive at your school? All the proceeds can go directly to the Make-A-Wish Foundation and you'll have a great thing to add to your r
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"Kirsteeeeen" wrote: I am so sorry for your loss. It must be tough going through this at the moment, losing someone is always a difficult situation. Grief can be unsettling and uncomfortable, but is a normal and necessary part of grieving and getting yourself through these types of things. I encourage you to continue to remember her, whether it be through stories or drawings or other ways you might express your good memories together. You could also do something in her memory such as plant a tree. Healing from loss takes time. There's no magic fix that'll make you feel better overnight. You just have to let yourself go through the process and eventually you will feel better. I promise. I'm also here if you feel like talking about it at any time, just send me a request. ​Tysm [s:sm3/1jw1] [s:sm3/1jw1]
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This is going to sound completely cliche, but the best thing is to just be yourself. You'll make friends no problem. People can tell when you're being genuine or not, and they definitely appreciate you for who you are more than if you tried to be someone else. You got this, it'll be a fun and exciting experience. :)
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Kirsteeeeen
I am so sorry for your loss. It must be tough going through this at the moment, losing someone is always a difficult situation. Grief can be unsettling and uncomfortable, but is a normal and necessary part of grieving and getting yourself through these types of things. I encourage you to continue to remember her, whether it be through stories or drawings or other ways you might express your good memories together. You could also do something in her memory such as plant a tree. Healing from loss takes time. There's no magic fix that'll make you feel better overnight. You just have to let yourself go through the process and eventually you will feel better. I promise. I'm also here if you feel like talking about it at any time, just send me a request.
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Kirsteeeeen
Kirsteeeeen posted in Style:
On a typical day I wear a pair of ripped jeans and either a hoodie or jacket, and a snapback. The opposite would probably be a dress lmao.
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Kirsteeeeen
Kirsteeeeen posted in Style:
I also love expensive clothing. Brand names are my thing. But I always shop either during sale times or at second hand stores. Sales are my best friend, honestly. It might be frustrating to wait, but it's worth it in the end. Shop only on sale racks in big stores, and scout out smaller second hand stores that often carry brand names, never worn, but for a cheaper price.
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