Lyla's Story

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. :)



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