Fulton girl granted wish to swim with dolphins
Thursday, September 20, 2012
FULTON, Mo. — “A dream is a wish your heart makes.”
Many know those lyrics from the 1950 Disney film “Cinderella,” but they rang true last week for Sidney Nelson, an 11-year-old Fulton girl who lived her dream of visiting Disney World and swimming with dolphins.
Nelson, who uses a wheelchair following an all-terrain vehicle accident last year, made the trip through the Mexico, Mo., chapter of Dream Factory, a group dedicated to granting wishes of children 3 through 18 who are “critically or chronically ill.”
Nelson’s name was entered to the organization, which then contacted her to ....