Top 3 posts for April


Which blog post was your favorite in the month of April? The TOP THREE posts  come as no surprise.

20150316_125226_resized1. Kailen Holmes’ Make-A-Wish trip to Disney World was the most read story this month. See this story at https://gwenwsisson.wordpress.com/2015/04/09/eupora-student-receives-make-a-wish-trip-to-disney-world/

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Eupora student receives Make-A-Wish trip to Disney World


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Kailen Holmes said she loved “Give Kids The World” and “Magic Kingdom,” and she got to meet “Elisa” and “Anna” — what could be better than that? “Frozen” is her favorite movie!

For one Eupora Elementary School student, it was a trip of a lifetime. Her mom, Kim Holmes, said Kailen was so happy and excited when she found out she was granted a wish to go to Disney World from the Make-A-Wish® Mississippi Foundation. The whole family was invited to take a break from hospitals and doctor visits and day-to-day responsibilities for one week (March 15-21) for this very special trip.

“She had a smile on her face the whole time we were gone and she had so much fun,” Holmes said. “I loved being able to go on the trip with my family and seeing Kailan having so much fun. She was so excited about getting to go to Disney World and seeing everything there. I am thankful that we were able to go because we have gone through so much with Kailan and getting to see her enjoy the trip was so great.”

Kailan, 8, is the daughter of Jonathan and Kim Holmes of Eupora. She has epilepsy and takes medication to try to control her seizures. Kailan has had frequent seizures her entire life, but was only recently diagnosed  with epilepsy. Continue reading