Chris Greicius was seriously ill with leukemia. Tommy Austin, a friend of family knew that a boy´s dream was to become a police officer and promised to organize a flight on a helicopter. Ron Cox from the department of public security together with Chris made a flight on a police helicopter from Arizona to Finix. In the department Chris was awarded the honorary title of the first and the only police officer of Arizona.
On the first of May department´s officers presented the police uniform for Chris. On the second of May happy Chris returned to hospital and hung this uniform, helmet and bonnet so he could see them. On the third of May Chris died.
Since that day police officers had falling to thinking to give an opportunity to make a wish to other sick children. They established the Chris Greicius Make a wish memorial in Finix.
Make-a-Wish foundation became an international the largest wish-granting organization in the world. The mission of a Make a wish foundation international is to grant wishes to children (2,5 to 18 years old) with life-treating medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. Volunteers´ movement of foundation accounts for 30 thousand people and companies. Make-a-Wish Foundation institutes the World Wish Day which celebrated on the 29 of April. This is the day, when Chris Greicius desire was granted.
Библиографическая ссылкаОрлова А.С., Першина Е.Ю. СОТВОРИ МЕЧТУ – МЕЖДУНАРОДНАЯ ОРГАНИЗАЦИЯ // Успехи современного естествознания. – 2012. – № 5. – С. 143-144;
URL: http://natural-sciences.ru/ru/article/view?id=30232 (дата обращения: 21.10.2019).