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Talyn's Wish: "To have a spa pool"

7-year-old Talyn has a very rare condition known as Resolved Infantile Spasms, amongst other health complications. This has a very severe impact on his ability to communicate. 

Talyn's wish was for the therapeutic qualities of a spa pool to soothe his knee and elbow joints. Talyn loves the warm water as he finds it very relaxing and helps relieve painful symptoms - he will benefit from the spa pool all year round.  

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Volunteer Barbara says that Talyn is extremely excited: "He is sooooo excited about the spa. When we arrived he came running out and led us straight to the spa, tapping his chest to tell us it was his."

"Once the excitement of showing us the spa was over, Talyn wanted to open his extra gifts. The water guns were a hit, as was everything else. The family couldn’t thank us enough and are spreading the word about the good work that Make A Wish does.’’

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