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“ I wish to have a backyard pool. ”

Addi , 6

Addi’s Wish was for a pool in her backyard so that she could swim with all of her favorite people. On the day of Addi’s Wish Granting, local businesses, family, friends, and the Essex Junction Fire Department all came together to make Addi’s Wish come true.

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  • Our hearts are deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Give Kids The World Village Founder, Henri Landwirth. Henri’s story is one of triumph and perseverance, and his desire to pay it forward has forever impacted the lives of the over 160,000 wish families who have called Give Kids The World Village their "home away from home" during their wish. From the all-day ice cream to Mayor Clayton, Give Kids The World Village is a truly remarkable place, and Henri’s legacy will live on at The Village each and every day. Thank you for everything, Henri. We will miss you. 💙

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