BENEFITING: The Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada
When this opportunity came up I didn't hesitate and I'm so excited to be teamed up with Daphne and her wish to go to Hawaii Disney with Children's Wish.
Daphne was born jaundiced. She was soon diagnosed with biliary atresia, a serious liver condition when the bile ducts inside or outside the liver do not develop normally. Just shy of six weeks old, she had Kasai surgery to remove the bile ducts. Sadly, the surgery wasn’t successful. An ultrasound revealed that Daphne would require a liver transplant to survive. In November of 2011, she received her liver transplant but she nearly died. She spent weeks at a time in the hospital undergoing painful pokes and numerous surgeries. Daphne’s complex condition made her early life touch and go, not just a year-to-year, but a day-to-day