Little boy’s wish to become a penguin handler granted in South Portland
SOUTH PORTLAND, Maine (WMTW) - Jackson has been fighting Leukemia for years, but on Tuesday he got to be a penguin handler.
The 5-year-old from Buxton says he loves them and relied on stuffed animals to get him through the years of treatment.
On Tuesday, he got a uniform and name tag to see and train penguins in person.
His parents said they were so thankful for the experience.
“We have a party at the Make-A-Wish of Connecticut location. We’ll go to the aquarium and do a polar express ride do it will be a week filled with fun adventures for him,” Beth Corbeau said.
“Make A Wish has been nothing but great for Jackson,” Matt Corbeau said.
Jackson will go to the aquarium on Wednesday.
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