One's life has value so long as one attributes value to the life of others, by means of love, friendship, indignation and compassion
Simone De Beauvoir

The Story of Bopsy: The Very First Make-a-Wish Kid

The Story of Bopsy: The Very First Make-a-Wish Kid

Feb 4, 2016-- "In 1978, 5-year-old Frank "Bopsy" Salazar was diagnosed with leukemia. Doctors advised his mother, Octaviana Trujillo, to check him in to St. Joseph's Hospital and Medical Center in Phoenix. At the time, Trujillo was 26, single, and couldn't afford to put Bopsy on her health insurance. She checked him in anyway. Over the next two years, Bopsy was treated by Dr. Frank Barranco, a physician who the 5-year-old adored and who eventually introduced him to the people who would make his last days count." Read on for the moving story of the first child to have his wishes granted through the Make-a-Wish Foundation. (12989 reads)


Read Full Story
What's your reaction? inspiring fascinating courageous hopeful
Take ActionThink of someone in your life who could use a wish-come-true. Reach out and do something to make their day sparkle. For inspiration, learn about the work of this oncologist who regularly goes the extra mile to bring joy to her patients. [more]



Quote Bulletin


There is more power in unity, than in division.
Emanuel Cleaver

Search by keyword: Happiness, Wisdom, Work, Science, Technology, Meditation, Joy, Love, Success, Education, Relationships, Life
Contribute To      
Upcoming Stories      

Subscribe to DailyGood

We've sent daily emails for over 16 years, without any ads. Join a community of 244,904 by entering your email below.

  • Email:
Subscribe Unsubscribe?


Trending DailyGoods Feb 27: Mary Oliver & The Witchery of Living (13,243 reads) Mar 20: How to Be Resilient (3,935 reads) Mar 13: Oh For Crying Out Loud (8,627 reads) Mar 30: Our Nervous Systems in the Time of COVID (8,519 reads) Apr 6: Marina Keegan & the Opposite of Loneliness (47,283 reads)

More ...