Kids live from the heart; they have a beautiful way of standing up for themselves in an admirably selfish manner, and then turning around and making genuine and grand gestures for others.
This story is a pure demonstration of the latter, and frankly it’s crazy that gratitude flows so intensely from a little man who’s got so little going for him. Then there’s Emma, the eight-year-old with courage that far outpaces adults, who boldly pours herself into someone else when they need it. She’s truly a little role model to the rest of us.
This heart-breaking story is an example of extraordinary kindness between two children, it is also a grand lesson in how we all might attempt to act in life.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a well-known charity that aims to help terminally ill children realize their hopes and dreams, under otherwise terrible personal circumstances.
Whether it be a trip to Disneyland, or a meeting with a famous hero the Foundation has assisted in bringing a moment of happiness into the lives of countless children over the years.
However, this story among such hardship does stand out.
In 2014, Make-A-Wish approached 6-year-old Levi Mayhew and gave him the opportunity to have his wish granted. Instead, he asked for his wish to be given to someone else – a 10-year-old girl from his school named Emma Broyer.
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