Nunavut boy uses Children’s Wish to fly grandparents 3,400 km for a visit – CBC

It was one of the most heartwarming wishes ever,’ says Children’s Wish Foundation coordinator

Jul 21, 2017

Four-year-old Jake Amarualik moved to Ottawa from Resolute Bay, Nunavut, almost two years ago to fight leukemia.

His grandparents still live in Resolute Bay, so when Jake’s nurse filled out the paperwork to qualify him for a wish from the Children’s Wish Foundation, he knew what he wanted.

“All he wanted was his grandma and grandpa, and I just think it is one of the most special wishes I’ve ever got to be a part of,” said Stephanie Allen, wish co-ordinator for Manitoba and Nunavut.

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