Medford boy's wish comes true with help of Make-A-Wish

Gabriel had his send-off party at his home away from home, in Union Creek, Oregon, Saturday, July 16th, 2016. (KTVL/Ariana Rakhshani).

UNION CREEK, Ore.-- A Medford boy's wish is about to come true.

Rachelle and Don Johnson said they filled out a form with Make-A-Wish Oregon, and after about a month, they found out their son was getting his wish. Gabe said his wish was to go to Disney World in Florida.

Three-year-old Gabe suffers from Still's Disease--a severe form of juvenile arthritis. The disease keeps him in constant pain. He is also challenged by a life-threatening complication that almost killed him.

Despite all of that, his parents said Gabe always has a smile on his face.

"Make-A-Wish is a good foundation, and they go help out kids," Don said. "I'm just glad that my son was one of them."

The Johnson's leave Saturday for Florida.

If you're interested in donating to the Johnson family, click here.

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