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Make-A-Wish gives Butts a send-off


Brandon L. Summers

Brayden Butts, second from right, suffering from neurofibromatosis, has been granted a wish by the Nebraska Make-A-Wish Foundation to visit Disney World. Monday, he was cheered on by parents Michael and Mindy Butts, on either side of him, and sisters Myrranda and Melody Butts at a family send-off party.

Brayden Butts, age 6, suffers from neurofibromatosis.

To brighten this time of difficulty for Brayden and his family, Nebraska Make-A-Wish Foundation is granting Brayden's wish to "go to Mickey Mouse's house."

A send-off party was held at Sidney Elks Lodge Monday for the Butts family, with more than 20 family members attending.

Brayden and his family will be going to Disney World in Orlando, Florida, and stay at Give Kids the World Village.

The family was connected to Make-A-Wish via referral, Sally Harris, Sidney Wish-Granter, said.

"It's just to see the joy on somebody's face when they've...

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