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Making Sick Children's Wishes Come True

Jason DeRusha
Reporting

(WCCO) Waconia, Minn. On the court at Waconia High School, John Kalthoff looks like any other freshman basketball player.

But on the inside, the 14-year-old has an incurable disease with a scary name: neurofibromatosis.

"It's a disease where you can grow tumors in your body anywhere you have a nerve, which is pretty much everywhere," said his mother, Barb.

"I don't feel them at all, unless I touch them," John said.
make a wish and read the news article )

this whole "incurable disease" thing has always struck me as odd. i'd say more "condition" than disease. but then denial is my own best worst enemy.

i never got a trip to anywhere. which is fine. but if he's able to go to d.c. from minneesota for treatment, does he really need the make a wish foundation? (especially since the mayo clinic is a car-drive away.)

there was supposed to be more writing here, but i changed my mind. and i have a headache that thinks it wants to keep brewing.

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