Dream comes true for Amelia on Barrier Reef

Amelia Hill, 16, was granted her wish with the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Mildura. She is with Make-A-Wish Foundation Mildura branch president Samantha Freckleton and her mum Lisa Hill. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

Amelia Hill, 16, was granted her wish with the Make-A-Wish Foundation in Mildura. She is with Make-A-Wish Foundation Mildura branch president Samantha Freckleton and her mum Lisa Hill. Picture: Carmel Zaccone

AMELIA Hill’s dream to snorkel on the Great Barrier Reef came true in 2016 when she was granted a wish from the Mildura branch of Make-A-Wish Australia.

But it may never have happened unless her mum, Lisa, hadn’t discovered that wishes weren’t just for children with a life-threatening illness.

“I heard about it (Make-A-Wish) through a friend of ours, but I didn’t think Amelia was bad enough,” Lisa said.

For more of this story, purchase your copy of Friday's Sunraysia Daily 13/04/2018.To subscribe to our Digital Edition Click here

Smartphone
Tablet - Narrow
Tablet - Wide
Desktop