Interview Date & On-Air Time: Thursday, December 13th 3:00pm-4:00pm
Wish Child Name: Lyla Rose
Age During Wish: 4
Current Age: 6
Condition: Lyla has a rare autoimmune disorder called Microscopic Polyangiitis (MPA), which resulted in kidney failure. Lyla’s lungs hemorrhaged and she was in a coma for several weeks. Following 18 months of 12-hour-a-day dialysis, Lyla received a kidney transplant in February 2017.
Wish: When she first became sick, Lyla missed Halloween (she was in a coma). Her wish was to have a Halloween “do-over” at Walt Disney World.
Parents: Dena & Rodger
From: Madison, WI
Interests/Other: Lyla’s kidney donor was her preschool teacher. :)