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Local restaurants make 5 Make-a-Wish dreams come true
Local restaurants make 5 Make-a-Wish dreams come true

(WXIA) -- Diners at two metro Atlanta-based restaurant chains had a hand in making wishes come true for five very special children.

Throughout March and April, J. Christopher's and Reveille Café customers donated more than $47,000 to the Make-a-Wish organizations in Georgia and Middle Tennessee. Make-a-Wish grants surprises to children living with life-threatening medical conditions.

Thanks to the diners' generosity, Make-a-Wish was able to send five kids on trips of a lifetime:

Andrea, age 3
Hematologic (blood) disorder
Andrea got to go to Disney World and meet her idols -- Mickey and Minnie; Peter Pan and Tinkerbell; Pluto and Goofy.

Bryce, age 4
Wilms' tumor (kidney cancer)
Bryce got to fly on a plane to Disney World, ride the rides and meet Mickey Mouse.

Elijah, age 8
Respiratory condition
Elijah took an "absolutely awesome" trip to Disney World.

Spencer, age 13
Medulloblastoma (brain tumor)
Spencer loves history, so he got to travel to Hawaii, see Pearl Harbor and spend time at the beach.

Callie, age 17
Renal condition
Callie hopes to become a biomedical researcher and find cures for diseases; she got to go on a South African safari. "Words can't describe how thankful and blessed I feel for getting to have this safari experience!" she said.

Learn more about Make-a-Wish Georgia at georgia.wish.org.