The Make-A-Wish Foundation Is Hosting It’s 25th Annual Ball!

Posted at 11:41 AM, Oct 22, 2019
and last updated 2019-10-22 11:41:55-04

Batwoman airs every Sunday night at 8 right here on the CW South Florida and in honor of that we’re featuring heroes in our community. Today, we celebrate Haylee Johnson. A 13-year old from St. Charles, Illinois. She recently celebrated being cancer-free in style at the Versace mansion in South Beach.

Thanks to Make-A-Wish South Florida, Haylee got to live out her dream to meet mermaid princesses and become one of them! 

"I never thought this day would come, but here I am!", said Haylee

Haylee battled brain cancer for more than a year. While in radiation and chemotherapy she used to fantasize about mermaids as an escape from reality of her disease. Haylee’s family couldn't be happier in celebrating Haylee and her wish. 

"I am so full of joy and pride. I know this is  something she's dreamed of for so long. She's always wanted to be a mermaid", said Sam Ragsdale, Haylee's Father.

The South Florida chapter alone touched more than 900 Wish children and their families last year, and has been granting wishes for children with critical illnesses for over 30 years. The Make-A-Wish foundation will be hosting its 25th annual ball November 2nd!

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