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Wish Child Sabrina to Perform Original Songs at CD Release Party


January 16, 2013

MINNEAPOLIS (January 16, 2013) –  Wish child Sabrina who wished to write and record her own songs will celebrate the release of her CD titled “Revolution” at the Semple Mansion in Minneapolis on January 20, 2013. 

Eleven-year-old Sabrina has battled chronic lung disease since she was born. Because of her life-threatening medical condition, Sabrina has missed out school activities and doing stuff with her friends. One of the things that give Sabrina joy is singing. She especially loves writing her own songs.  Sabrina’s passion for singing inspired her wish to write and record her own music into a CD.  

“I decided on my wish because it is something about me and my music. I write songs that I want people to think about,” Sabrina said.  Make-A-Wish®  Minnesota connected Sabrina with Joel Sayles, lead singer of Rocket Club, who worked with Sabrina to write her original songs titled “Perfect”, “What Lights You Up?” and “Summer.” With the help of engineer, Kevin Bowe, and Grammy award winning producer, Steve Hodge, Sabrina recorded her songs at the Institute of Production & Recording.   

Sabrina looks forward to serenading 100 of her closest friends and family with her sweet voice performing her original songs. Sabrina’s CD release party is planned for 5 p.m. January 20 at the Semple Mansion in Minneapolis. MEDIA IS INVITED TO JOIN IN THE FESTIVITIES AND COVER THIS EVENT. There will be opportunities for footage/images and interviews with Sabrina as she shares her inspirational story of hope, strength and joy. Please contact Helen Ng at or 612-767-2759 (direct) or 612-770-6849(cell) in advance to confirm your attendance and event details.  

“Sabrina’s wish is literally a dream come true. A CD of her original songs will empower and validate her. It would energize her for years to come,” said Naomi, Sabrina’s mother. “This whole process has been phenomenal. We have met many new terrific new people whose kindness and generosity will never be forgotten,” Naomi said.  

Founded in 1982, Make-A-Wish® Minnesota has granted more than 3,800 wishes to children across the state.  Make-A-Wish grants the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.  Make-A-Wish is the largest wish-granting charity in the world, with 62 chapters in the United States and its territories. For more information about Make-A-Wish Minnesota, visit or call (612) 767-WISH (9474).    


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St. Paul, MN  55104

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Make-A-Wish® Minnesota
1919 University Ave W
Suite 415
St. Paul, MN 55104
(612) 767-9474