Celebrate Donald Duck’s Birthday With Make-A-Wish Kid Sasha’s Story

Today is Donald Duck’s birthday, celebrating the first time he debuted in the short “The Wise Little Hen” on June 9, 1934. To celebrate, Disney Parks Blog has shared a story about Sasha, a huge fan of Donald.

(Disney Parks Blog)

(Disney Parks Blog)

What’s Happening:

  • Disney Parks Blog has shared a story about Sasha, a four-year-old who is a huge fan of Donald Duck, to celebrate his birthday back in 2020.
  • Sasha is diagnosed with leukemia, but through all the days at the hospital undergoing medical treatment, she found a way to smile with the help of Donald Duck.
(Disney Parks Blog)

(Disney Parks Blog)

  • Sasha’s dream was to meet Donald and was granted her wish from Make-A-Wish, being able to share a hug with him while at the Walt Disney World Resort after the end of her treatment.
  • Donald and Sasha went on to take photos and color pictures of Disney princesses together. Donald even drew her a picture.
  • Sasha and her family were then able to ride Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway over at Hollywood Studios while getting her autograph book filled with the help of her favorite characters.

Disney and Make-A-Wish:

  • For the last 40 years, Disney has partnered with Make-A-Wish to bring magical life-changing experiences to kids facing critical illnesses.
  • During this time, Disney has granted over 140,000 wishes across their parks and resorts and have launched several campaigns to continue to share the magic with those who need it most.
  • To learn more, visit wish.org/Disney.
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