Everyone can be a Hero

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  • Creator & a Founder of the Make-A-Wish Foundation
  • An Air Force Veteran
  • An Arizona Highway Motorcycle Patrol Officer
  • An Arizona DPS Homicide Detective
  • 42 year as a police officer
  • Colorado River Runner
  • Ellis Island Medal of Honor recipient 
  • Doctor of Public Service Degree – Ohio State University
  • Top 10 Keynote Speakers, Forbes.com
  • Recipient of the “Presidents Call to Service Award”
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It means everything to me. That we did something to give them called a ‘Power of a Wish’, through the grace of God and modern medicine it made them survive that life threatening illness”   –   Frank Shankwitz


He’s a Father Figure, He’s Teacher, He’s a Mentor, Most important, He’s an example for other people to follow.”   –   Greg S. Reid

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