Wish granted to Bangor boy battling kidney disease


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BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – A parade of vehicles rolled by a house in Bangor Thursday.

They had been celebrating want day for a younger boy with kidney illness.

Six 12 months previous Bentley was all smiles as he watched the parade go by his residence.

Make-A-Want Maine Director of Mission Supply Sonya Purington tells us it was a a lot wanted celebration.

“The household has been holed up at residence and residing with not solely a pending transplant but in addition the pandemic. They actually felt like they needed to have a very good expertise.”

Bentley has battled kidney illness since he was an toddler and is scheduled to have a transplant subsequent week.

“We’re tremendous excited to get this want in for him right this moment earlier than that large surgical procedure.”

For his want, Bentley selected a digital purchasing spree.

“He spent quite a lot of enjoyable time together with his mother filling up a cart on-line and determining what he needed.” stated Purington.

The objects, a lot of them dinosaur-themed, had been delivered with a lot fanfare.

He took instantly to a bubble machine and a model new Energy Wheels Jeep, which he rode round his yard to the cheers of onlookers.

“He is aware of a number of the stuff he is getting, however he does not know all of it. And we at all times add quite a lot of further Make a Want surprises as we at all times do.”

Purington says whereas some travel-based needs cannot be granted proper now, they’ve a busy summer time and fall forward making needs come true.

“There nonetheless are so many sorts of needs that we are able to grant.”

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