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A Thank You from Wish Mom Melissa

Spencer
I don't think anything will compare to this beautiful gift from Make-A-Wish and The Aulani - A Disney Resort & Spa.

Spencer loved every moment, from the initial limo ride, to the water slide and many amazing pools. Spencer's favorite experience was the private character session with Mickey and Minnie Mouse. Although he was initially shy, he jumped up and down in excitement when Mickey and Minnie held his hands as they walked around the courtyard with him. 

Our room was unreal. We stayed in the multi-room villa with a kitchen; where the room overlooked the ocean! In the mornings we would sit on the balcony and view the various activities of the early start to the day. Spencer would always make it a point to tell us where Mickey or Goofy were.

The luau was also a highlight of the trip where Spencer got to go onstage and dance the hula. In addition, the submarine ride was fantastic where Spencer was able to see turtles and eels. 

My favorite part of the trip was the private cabana. When Spencer became tired and was ready to nap, the staff brought out a pack-n-play for him to sleep; followed by adult drinks for hubby and myself! I also super enjoyed ordering room service on Mother's Day.

Cliff's favorite part of the trip was the water slide; him and Spencer wend down it and captured an amazing video. Cliff especially liked the family photos taken during the trip.

We felt incredibly welcomed everywhere we went. I can not thank you enough for planning the trip. The effort placed into all the details (i.e., car seats in limos) were absolutely amazing. I commend you for all the work you did and continue to do for others to make an impact on children who have encountered tough moments in life. 

This event will never be forgotten, thank you so very much.

By Melissa, Wish Mom 

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