Jordan’s dream comes true

first_img#HearThis: New music and video from Limerick rapper Strange Boy Print Email TAGSfeaturedJordan PerezMusic LimerickShare a Dream Foundationspinal muscular atrophy type II Celebrating a ground breaking year in music from Limerick Linkedin NewsJordan’s dream comes trueBy Guest Writer – August 16, 2013 670 Twitter Walk in Covid testing available in Limerick from Saturday 10th April WhatsAppcenter_img Jordan and the Shaggy Angels team.A DREAM came true for little Jordan Perez (5) when he received a welcome fit for a soccer superstar this week.The Manchester United fan, who suffers from the rare genetic disorder – spinal muscular atrophy type II –  travelled by Garda escort as the guest of honour at this year’s Jeff Power Soccer Tournament  in Portland Park.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The day was organised by the Castletroy-based Share a Dream Foundation, which has been making dreams come true for hundreds of sick and disabled children for 22 years.Jordan’s mum, Sinead from Sixmilebridge said the day was amazing. “We travelled in the back of the police car and they had the sirens going. When we got to the pitch everyone clapped as he got out of the car and he gave a pep talk to the winning team and lead them on to the pitch. He kept saying afterwards ‘They won because I told them to’. I cannot thank Share a Dream enough for giving us these memories”.Jordan attended the event with his mum, dad Hulio, big brother Ryan (8) and new-born baby sister Zoe. The family also had a VIP lunch in the Clarion Hotel where Jordan met with Mr World Kamal Ibrahaim.The little lad – who is attending Sixmilebridge National School –  had a particularly difficult time when he suffered a cardiac arrest in May of last year and remained in hospital for two months.His Mom said: “Jordan was diagnosed when he was ten months old and doctors gave him a matter of months. But he proved them wrong. Even through all the harrowing hospital visits, all the grinding daily physio and the things his condition denies him, he loves life and is never sad. He is amazing and Share a Dream have been remarkable”For more information see www.shareadream.ie and www.facebook.com/shareadream RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Emma Langford shortlisted for RTE Folk Award and playing a LIVE SHOW!!! this Saturday No vaccines in Limerick yet Advertisement #SaucySoul: Room 58 – ‘Hate To See You Leave’ Previous articleHonours for JFK and Brian BorúNext articleFoy Vance finds hope in a hard place Guest Writerhttp://www.limerickpost.ie Facebooklast_img

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