WALL TOWNSHIP — For two children who have battled cancer, a trip to the most magical place on earth may be what the doctor ordered to restore their lives to some normalcy.

Recently, the Dream Factory of the Jersey Shore, in Wall, granted two more dreams for children who have been fighting cancer. Later this year those children, along with their families, will be heading to Florida to visit Disney World.

“It’s worth all the work to see these dreams come through and see them smile,” Luanne Wood, director of the Dream Factory of the Jersey Shore said. Throughout the year, the organization holds fundraisers to fund the trips.


At Allaire Care, off of Route 34, the surprise party was set: a table full of presents, celebrants with signs welcoming them and food prepared by Cluck-U Chicken [complete with a guy in a chicken suit].

The guests of honor at the surprise party were Lorelai Pepin, 3, of Sayreville, who has been battling retinoblastoma and Miles Rogers, 6, of Bayville, who was diagnosed with kidney cancer.

Both children arrived at the same time and were greeted by volunteers of Dream Factory who helped to put the party together.

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