Make A Wish dream comes true for Canadian boy

Make A Wish dream comes true for Canadian boy

February 17th, 2011 by Joan Garrett McClane in Local - Breaking News

Staff photo by Dan Henry - The Chattanooga Times Free Press. February 17, 2011. Alex Schneider, 7, from Canada, meets celebrity designers at the Extreme Makeover Home Edition site Thursday which was made possible through the Make A Wish foundation as he has Salla Disease.

Seven-year-old Alex Schneider, who has Salla Disease, arrived this morning on the scene of the Extreme Makeover construction project under way in Rossville.

The Schneiders, who are from Canada, made the trip thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation.

Alex is in a wheelchair and cannot speak.

Family members said they are thrilled to be at the Extreme Makeover work site and hope to catch a glimpse of the some of the popular television show's star, including Ty Pennington.

Read more in tomorrow's Times Free Press.