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Louis finds long term joy from his sensory equipment

Date: 18/02/2015 Author: Hannah Attenburrow Tags: Dreams

Louis was 4, when he had his dream with us, he is now six, but his sensory equipment has had a long-lasting positive effect on his development.

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trike

Rebecca's dream was to join in with family bike rides, so Dreams Come True made it happen.

Date: 29/01/2015 Author: Hannah Attenburrow Tags: Dreams

“Just to let you know that Rebecca's trike has arrived and she loves it. I attach a photo taken this weekend. I'll try to take better ones soon, but Rebecca would get cross every time I stopped the trike to take a photo from the front or side! She just wanted to keep going :) "

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Bryan

The dream that created a future Paralympian

Date: 09/12/2014 Author: Hannah Tags: Dreams

In 2003, Bryan Hackworth, who was 15 at the time, fulfilled his dream to see the Toronto Maple Leafs ice hockey team play a home game.

The experience changed his life and Bryan now dreams of representing Great Britain as a Paralympic Sledge Hockey player in South Korea 2018.

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Lucy with her dog Molly

Introducing Lucy, our inspirational new ambassador

Date: 01/10/2014 Author: Hannah Tags: Dreams,Fundraising,Volunteering,Power of Dreams

Lucy is an inspirational young woman whose dream we are currently working to fulfil. Despite being seriously ill herself she works with a number of charities to help others in similar situations and has even spoken in parliament. She has a very special relationship with her dog Molly and together they won the 'Friends for life' award at Crufts. Here is her story...

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Ethan in the iBex with Bee

Ethan's dream to drive his pony from his wheelchair

Date: 23/09/2014 Author: James Gunn Tags: Dreams

After explaining to Ethan that Dreams Come True had provided the iBex for him he started to cry. Andrea asked him why he was crying and he replied: "I just cannot believe that someone would be so kind to get me an iBex for Bee....I’m crying because I am so so happy.....how do I say thank you to them?"

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patrickonthebeach

Patrick's dream inspired move to the country

Date: 31/07/2014 Author: Hannah Attenburrow Tags: Dreams

An Essex family are upping sticks to live in their “forever rural home” in order to improve the quality of life of 10-year-old Patrick, who is autistic and registered blind.

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Group Trip 2014

Group Trip 2014

Date: 29/05/2014 Author: Hannah Tags: Dreams

Our annual group trip to Florida set off in May with 13 children and their families. It is always a very special and unique experience for everyone that goes. Read about their experience and look at the photo gallery.

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Luci and her sewing machine

Luci and her sewing machine

Date: 17/04/2014 Author: Hannah Tags: Dreams

Luci is only 20, but due to two debilitating illnesses, she has had to grow up quickly. Read how her dream sewing machine could be about to change her life.

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Jo remembers her daughter Alexandra

Date: 13/03/2014 Author: Hannah Tags: Dreams,Fundraising,Power of Dreams

When you lose a child, you initially feel absolutely lonely and are filled with deep regret and emptiness; and although these awful feelings do come to the surface on and off over the years when you are close to a special anniversary or just having a bad day, they do fade and become less painful over time, and then those precious memories come flooding back of all those happy times and the love you shared.

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Samuel

Samuel - "Never give up on your dreams"

Date: 19/02/2014 Author: Hannah Tags: Dreams

A year since his dream, Samuel tells us how it has changed his life.

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Luke with Schalk Britts

Saracens mascot for a day

Date: 31/10/2013 Author: Michelle Chenery Tags: Dreams

As Luke said, “It was brilliant. I loved meeting the team and we were even shown the section that the Queen sits in. And we met the band, The Vamps. The Saracens were winning for most of it, but unfortunately lost by 1 point in the end. It was great though and I will never forget this.”

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Making Dreams Come True

Date: 15/05/2013 Tags: Dreams

A powerful video with two mums speaking to us about the impact of their child's dream.

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