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Aaron Rodgers And Al Harris Help Make Child's Wish Come True

Posted Sep 13, 2010

Courtesy of Make-A-Wish Foundation / ESPN.com

Anna Schmidt, a 13-year-old from Wisconsin who received a heart transplant earlier this year, attended a Packers practice in August for her wish through the Make-A-Wish Foundation. She received all-pro treatment from the Packers – Anna got her own locker and jersey, hit the field with the team and Head Coach Mike McCarthy, posed for a “Lambeau Leap” and enjoyed lunch with her favorite players, CB Al Harris and QB Aaron Rodgers.

Emmy Award-winning reporter Chris Connelly, who hosts the annual SportsCenter “My Wish” series, interviewed Anna and her family about her spirited recovery from a life-threatening heart condition and her adoration of the Packers.

Watch highlights from Anna's day below, courtesy of ESPN.com:


About the Make-A-Wish Foundation: Celebrating its 30th anniversary in 2010, the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy. With the help of generous donors and nearly 25,000 volunteers, the Make-A-Wish Foundation grants a wish every 40 minutes and has granted nearly 200,000 wishes in the United States since its inception. For more information about the Make-A-Wish Foundation, visit wish.org and discover how you can share the power of a wish® .

Team ESPN: Team ESPN encompasses ESPN’s multifaceted corporate outreach initiatives, including volunteerism, corporate giving and cause marketing, while utilizing its diverse media assets. Through Team ESPN, ESPN employees and fans work together to make a difference in our world and the communities in which we live. Team ESPN’s slogan is “Fans Helping Fans.”® www.teamespn.com.

 
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