Posts Categorized: Make a Dream Come True

The McCart Family

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4 Paws for 4 Boys   We are the McCart Family. While we may look like your typical family with four active boys, we are actually quite unique and our world is most likely very different from yours!  Mason is our hugger, a sweet 11 year old social butterfly; you will not escape a hug from him.  At an… Read more »

Grayson Wiedmer

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Meet me, Grayson! I am 16 months of Mickey Mouse Clubhouse lovin’, blue eyes, blonde hair, captivating personality, and a slight touch of off the charts ridiculousness jam packed into a tiny little warrior body. I don’t use the term warrior lightly or unjustifiably. Let’s rewind to 01-15-15…hello, world! Four hours after making my grand… Read more »

Brodie Fishwick

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This charming little man is Brodie Fishwick. He loves Paw Patrol, SpongeBob SquarePants, Minions, and all things outside. He is 4 years old and is special in his own way. Brodie was diagnosed with autism when he was 2 years old. Brodie has made remarkable advances, but it wasn’t always so easy. Brodie started out… Read more »

Nathan Pennington

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Nathan was born 9 years ago. From the beginning, life for Nathan has been one challenge, developmental delay, or quirk after another. He didn’t walk until well after he was two, or speak until he was 4. From the start, he was always a frustrated child.  Touching has always been on his terms. He never… Read more »

Liam Winkler

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FOUR-YEAR-OLD NEEDS LIFE-SAVING SERVICE DOG CLACKAMAS, OR – May 11, 2016 – Liam Anthony Winkler (aka The Law) looks like your average four-year-old boy, but there are many differences. Like most superheroes, Liam is very brave and adventurous, but he doesn’t understand the danger associated with his adventures. At the end of 2015, his parents… Read more »

Natalie Vaughn

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My name is Natalie.  I am a sweet, loving, 16-month-old little girl who would love to bring home a service dog to help me.  You see I have been diagnosed with Periventricular Leukomalacia or brain damage to the white matter of my brain in several areas.  This affects my swallowing, communication, and global developmental delays. … Read more »

Nigel Evans

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My son Nigel is awesome.  He has taught me more about strength in his four years than you could possibly imagine.  He has a spitfire personality and a smile that melts hearts.  He certainly melts mine.When he was just a baby we knew that there was something different about how he was developing. The doctors… Read more »

Justin Jones

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Our son Justin is a brave and sweet 8 year old boy who loves playing with Legos, cuddles with dogs and cats, and has a smile that melts your heart. When he was born he was diagnosis with a rare birth defect called craniosynostosis, which causes abnormalities to skull and face, developmental delays, and pressure… Read more »

Justin O’Keefe

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My name is Justin O’Keefe and I am 6 years old. I was diagnosed with Autism at age two, which makes a lot of things in my life very difficult for me. I get extremely overwhelmed when I go places. I like to explore which makes it hard for my parents and teachers to keep… Read more »

Max and Satchel Winston

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1 in every 68 children have autism. 2 of them happen to be mine.  Below is their story.As parents, it is our goal to help our children lead a safe, happy and fulfilling lifestyle.  4 Paws for Ability is an organization that can help our family reach this goal.Our 7 year old son, Satchel Winston, was diagnosed… Read more »