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Old 11-09-2010, 06:47 PM   #1
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A new front page story has been added:

Ganz Makes a Wish Come True - Every Webkinz Ever Made!

Originally Submitted by Justin on Tue, 11/09/2010 - 6:41pm.
I just came across this story when searching for something in Google, it comes from the online edition of the Lansing State Journal. What a great story for both Ganz and Summer and I just wanted to bring this to all the Insiders here to brighten your day!


UPDATE: They've expanded the online edition to the full article. She now has almost 300 Webkinz to hug, squeeze and play with online! Tons of new Webkinz and ice cream, what a wonderful day she must have had!

Mason Girl escapes to Webkinz Wonderland

Click the image to open in full size.OKEMOS - Small, furry stuffed frogs, dogs, sheep, koalas and a zoo full of other animals overflowed from the benches and window sills at an Okemos restaurant Tuesday afternoon - all for one 11-year-old Mason girl.
Summer Szymanski, who has mitochondrial disease, a condition that affects the way the body fuels itself, was granted her wish of having all the "ultimate" Webkinz collection.
That means Summer had 222 new friends to add to her collection of 75.
Virtual Caretaker

Summer plans to register the toys online and can then virtually house, feed and play with her Webkinz. That will keep the 11-year-old busy for a while, said her mother, Michelle Szymanski.
"It's her passion," she said. "It's just what she loves to do."
The Make-A-Wish Foundation of Michigan contacted Ganz, the company that owns Webkinz. Ganz scrounged up each Webkinz available, even those that have been discontinued, for Summer's wish, said Meghan Mair, communications relations manager for Make-A-Wish.
Unique Request

Summer and her brother Blaze, 13, both have mitochondrial disease.
Summer was diagnosed six years ago and the condition has been worse this year, Michelle Szymanski said.
"She's still struggling right now," she said. "Webkinz is kind of her escape from dealing with the constant pain."
Mair said Summer's Webkinz request was definitely unique.
As part of the wish, Summer and her family were taken from their home in Mason to the Okemos Applebee's in a limousine, and were expected to top the day off with Summer's favorite food - ice cream - at Coldstone Creamery in East Lansing.




Original Article: Lansing State Journal
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Old 11-09-2010, 06:49 PM   #2
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Very Cool! Excellent Job Ganz!!
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Old 11-09-2010, 06:51 PM   #3
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Wow! What a sweet story!
Thank you for sharing this!
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that is one of the sweetest stories I've ever heard I'm tearing up over here in happiness for her. Thank you for sharing such a wonderful uplifting story, the world needs more uplifting stories these days. I'm so happy for Summer
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Old 11-09-2010, 06:51 PM   #5
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How Fabulous! Congrats to Summer with Many Blessings! Ganz...You Did Good! Whoop!
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Old 11-09-2010, 06:52 PM   #6
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What a great thing to do, Ganz! and thanks for sharing!
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Old 11-09-2010, 06:53 PM   #7
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wow! great for ganz and the girl, how nice of them to donate ALL of them, even the first ones!
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Old 11-09-2010, 06:53 PM   #8
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Awww! How sweet! Summer will certainly be spending a lot of time adopting all of those Webkinz! I wonder what she'll name all of them!
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Aww, that's very sweet
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Fantastic! I am glad to hear they hit one out of the park from this little girl
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