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Make-A-Wish America's Fundraiser:

Nathan, 4 - Congenital Skeletal Disorder - I wish to meet John Cena

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BENEFITING: Make-A-Wish America

EVENT: WWE Wishmaker

THE STORY:

From Nathan's Mom:

Nathan has a skeletal malformation, so the biggest challenge is living in a world that isn’t truly accessible. We face obstacles every day, and we figure them out as we go. Nathan has a shunt that could fail; he has aches and pains, but kids learn to deal with them because there’s really no other way. As he gets older, he’ll realize “I can’t really do that.” All of his brothers play sports, but Nathan isn’t able to. As a family, we don’t go to the park as much, and we avoid certain activities, so his wish to meet John Cena would be a wish for all of us.

Nathan thinks he’s indestructible – he thinks he’s going to get in the ring and wrestle John Cena. Nathan is the youngest of four boys, and they’ve been watching wrestling matches together for years. My husband is a huge wrestling fan and used to be a wrestler, which is what spurned Nathan’s interest in WWE. Nathan knows all of the Superstars but he relates to John the most because, as he says, “he’s a good guy and strong. He never cheats.” Plus, he has a great theme song! For his birthday this year, Nathan got one of those life-size John Cena action figures, and he brings it with him everywhere now. We went on a family vacation to the beach, and it came with us. He loves telling people “John Cena came on vacation with us!” Nathan plays with that action figure so much that one of its legs broke off.   

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35% Raised of $10,000 Goal

Donor Comments

Michael Keeler

Michael Keeler

DONATION: $100

Body slam John when you meet ,hope you have fun and enjoy yourday. 2 hours ago

Tristen Bodin

Tristen Bodin

DONATION: $10

12 hours ago

JenniferRose23

JenniferRose23

Sending you lots of love and healing wishes. John will be lucky to meet you. ð 19 hours ago

WWE fan

WWE fan

DONATION: $25

Being it's John Cena I'm sure you'll meet him very soon Nathan. Much love to you and your familly from the emerald Isle. 20 hours ago

Janet Prueitt

Janet Prueitt

DONATION: $100

20 hours ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

One day Nathan will be a WWE superstar 21 hours ago

Charlotte Bannerman

Charlotte Bannerman

DONATION: $20

2 days ago

Mary Ann & Bill Stanczak

Mary Ann & Bill Stanczak

DONATION: $100

Hang in there buddy!!! 2 days ago

Robert J Allen

Robert J Allen

2 days ago

Rossilyn Henry

Rossilyn Henry

DONATION: $25

Hi Nathan, Keep fighting, stay strong and I'll pray that you get your wish. 2 days ago