Monday, December 3, 2012

Up!, Up!, and Away!!


Sometimes there are good things to post about.

Young 'superhero' gets bedroom to match
By Francisco Vara-Orta - Express-News

Daniel Adair is a 6-year-old who has undergone three surgeries to treat a heart condition he was born with, but that hasn't kept him from dreaming of being a cowboy or of superheroes.

So a group of local volunteers with the nonprofit Wish Connection raised enough money in donations to have Daniel experience his dream this weekend — visiting Candlelight Ranch in the Hill Country, where he enjoyed dinner and music around a campfire with several cowboys and cowgirls from the surrounding area.

Daniel and his family also got to ride a steam train in Austin on Sunday before returning home to find that the volunteers also had redecorated his room with a superhero theme. Iron Man and various characters from Marvel Comics adorn the walls of the room, with new wood floors and furniture that was donated by various businesses.

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