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John Cena creates world record for most wishes granted through Make-A-Wish Foundation

The actor has granted 650 wishes to critically ill children through the 42-year-old non-profit.

John Cena, John Cena world record, john cena guinness world record, john cena make a wish foundation, john cena grash most make a wish foundation wishes, john cena grants 650 wishes to critically ill children, indian expressSo far no individual has granted more than 200 wishes through Make-A-Wish-Foundation, which makes Cena’s record even more special.

In 2002, actor and 16-time WWE world champion John Cena granted his first wish through the Make-A-Wish-Foundation. In the subsequent two decades, he went on to fulfil almost 650 wishes for critically ill children across the world.

The Guinness World Records announced on Tuesday that Cena had set a world record for “the most wishes granted through the Make-A-Wish Foundation”. So far no individual has granted more than 200 wishes, which makes Cena’s record even more special.

In conversation with Reuters about his involvement with the foundation, Cena said, “If you ever need me for this ever, I don’t care what I’m doing, I will drop what I’m doing and be involved because I think that’s the coolest thing.” He added, “If I can offer a fantastic experience, I’ll be first in line to do my part.”

The Make-A-Wish Foundation is a 42-year-old non-profit that helps in fulfilling the wishes of children (aged between 2 to 18) who have been diagnosed with critical illnesses.

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Cena not only meets kids and fans through the foundation but also responds to stories and requests from social media and news outlets. In June, he met his fan named Misha Rohozhyn, a 19-year-old boy with Down syndrome who escaped from Ukraine’s Mariupol city after it was bombed by Russia. Cena got to know about Misha’s wish of meeting him from a Wall Street Journal report.

First published on: 22-09-2022 at 03:52:17 pm
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