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sandis
11-13-2007, 10:24 AM
A wish comes true for Manito teen

Tuesday, November 13, 2007

BY KEVIN SAMPIER

MANITO - Rebekah Nickerson has wanted to see singer Garth Brooks in concert for the past eight years, and the Make-A-Wish Foundation made sure she got to - twice.

Not only did she get to see his show, she shared a stage with Brooks and his band.

http://www.pjstar.com/stories/111307/TRI_BETNCP4D.007.php

Maggie526
11-13-2007, 02:34 PM
Thank you Sandis
What a wonderful, touching story.
God Bless Rebekah.

GarthdaMan
11-13-2007, 03:17 PM
Hey, thanks for posting. Manito is just 15 minutes away from me. It's a small world. Way to go, Garth!

GBronx
11-13-2007, 06:04 PM
I just love those stories!!!

captngurl
11-14-2007, 01:51 PM
Wow, it just goes to show you how much of a heart Garth has.. This is such an amazing story.. And she is from a little small town in IL which makes it even better, nobody seems to ever get that lucky being from a small town.. My hometown is about 15 or 20 minutes from Manito.. It truly is a small world :))

Maggie526
11-14-2007, 02:00 PM
I just love those stories!!!

Me too!! I can just imagine how emotional Garth was.
If anyone deserves their dreams to come true it's the kids at Make-A-Wish.

DonHouston
11-14-2007, 04:46 PM
I think that Garth made an impression on her that will last a life time. Way To Go Garth!!

mbarker
11-14-2007, 05:01 PM
WOW - quite a few people from Manito on here. I am originally from there as well -

Shamless_4Garth
11-14-2007, 05:52 PM
That is such a great story!!! Very Cool, Garth!!!! Keep on just doin what you do :)