Fourteen-year-old Josiah who suffers from sickle cell anemia is a sparkly-eyed boy with a genuine smile. He loves spaghetti and meatballs, rap music, basketball and his pet cat. He also likes to spend money so he wished to have a shopping spree in Florida. On his wish day, Josiah and his family were picked up in a shiny limousine and chauffeured to the Aventura Mall, where he had big plans to pick up all the electronics he’d been wanting. He was treated to a grand welcoming and then the shopping began!
Josiah ogled over all the glossy flat-screen televisions until he found the perfect one. Then it was off to the next store where it didn’t take him long to decide to buy a video game system and all the games he could ever want to go along with it. But the fun wasn’t over yet! He also picked up some DVDs and CDs, Miami HEAT gear, clothes and sneakers so he is sure to be the coolest kid out on the court. Josiah also purchased a luggage set to carry back all the things he bought. After a busy day, he and his family headed to the Grand Lux Café to satisfy Josiah’s massive appetite after all the shopping and to marvel at all his treasures. His father said that he had a ball and Josiah said that it was the “best day” of his life!
Wish Granters: Elba Guerra & Nagesh Tammara
Referred by: Dr. Condon Richardson
Wish adopted by: Mr. & Mrs. Andrew Mandala