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Make-A-Wish Foundation of America

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  • NHHS Hall of Fame bios

    Alumni •Albert Irwin, Class of 1937, was Harbor's first four-year, five-sport letterman, and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He taught and coached at Harbor for eight years, and went on to coach football and swimming at Orange Coast...
  • Artist Rob Schamberger creates portraits of WWE Superstars

    Artist Rob Schamberger creates portraits of WWE Superstars
    I first discovered Rob Schamberger on Twitter, around the time the Kansas City native was promoting his artwork and prepping for a trip to Wrestlemania 29. His work has featured the likes of Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson; Hulk Hogan; Randy Savage; Mae Young;...
  • Brian Urlacher to appear in Goodman Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol'

    Brian Urlacher to appear in Goodman Theatre's 'A Christmas Carol'
    Brian Urlacher is ready to tackle a holiday classic. The Fox Sports 1 analyst and retired Bear will make a one-night-only cameo Dec. 27 in the Goodman Theatre’s 36th anniversary production of “A Christmas Carol.” Urlacher will appear...
  • Leon Logothetis' trip around the world on the currency of kindness

    "Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see." — Mark Twain I just got home from a four-month-long around-the-world trip. When I left Los Angeles on my motorcycle on Aug. 10, I took almost nothing with me, except hope....
  • 'Batkid' has his own movie trailer, San Francisco has $105,000 bill

    'Batkid' has his own movie trailer, San Francisco has $105,000 bill
    Miles Scott, a 5-year-old leukemia patient, became the feel-good story of the year as he became "Batkid" for the day and the city of San Francisco transformed into Gotham City.  The Make-A-Wish Foundation event became much larger than anticipated...
  • San Francisco turning into Gotham City today for Make-A-Wish boy

    San Francisco turning into Gotham City today for Make-A-Wish boy
    San Francisco has transformed into Gotham City today to fulfill a wish from 5-year-old Miles, who has successfully battled leukemia. Update: To view the livestream click here. The Make-A-Wish Foundation, with the help of thousands of volunteers and...
  • 'Batkid' fighting cancer captures hearts, saves San Francisco

    'Batkid' fighting cancer captures hearts, saves San Francisco
    As many as 12,000 people in San Francisco are helping to make superhero dreams come true Friday for Batkid, age 5. Miles has been fighting leukemia since he was 18 months old.  "He likes to be a superhero," his mom told the local NBC affiliate -- and he...
  • Travis Pastrana: Catch up to 'Nitro Circus' star at Homestead

    Travis Pastrana: Catch up to 'Nitro Circus' star at Homestead
    Renaissance man Travis Pastrana –– motocross champion, X Games legend, NASCAR driver and “Nitro Circus” reality TV star –– is offering South Florida fans an up-close-and-personal in November to benefit¬† the Make-A-...
  • Riding in circles for children

    Riding in circles for children
    Supporters cheered as volunteers rode King Arthur's Carrousel at Disneyland last week on behalf of 10 local nonprofits. The early morning event, dubbed "The Carousel of Possible Dreams," raised $208,575 for Orange County charities that benefit children....
  • Letters: Batkid saves the day -- and us

    Re "Fighting 'criminals' and stealing hearts," Nov. 16 Just when you thought things couldn't get much worse and the whole world's gone mad, along comes Batkid to save the day, and us. The purity, innocence and unity that came out of this day made...
  • San Francisco cheers Batkid as he lives out superhero dream

    All eyes were on “Gotham” Friday as San Francisco’s Batkid -- a 5-year-old boy battling leukemia -- lived out his dream of being a superhero, taking to the streets to save the city from the likes of the Riddler and the Penguin....
  • San Francisco Becomes Gotham City for 5 Year-Old 'Batkid' Fighting Cancer

    SAN FRANCISCO--Batkid is fighting crime on the mean streets of San Francisco. Television news footage showed 5-year-old Miles Scott, aka Batkid, leaving the city's Union Square in one of two Batmobiles on Friday morning. The vehicles--two black...