10 year-old Ezra, living with a brain tumor, was given his wish — and more — by the designers, artists and staff of Blizzard Entertainment, the makers of the wildly successful online game, World of Warcraft. The Make-A-Wish foundation wanted to help grant Ezra’s wish to become the first outsider to create a new character for the game. Since the story broke in a local paper, the WoW community has rallied and cheered its newest star, whose father said, "I do believe it impacted the situation. It impacted his health and happiness." (OC Register – be sure to read the update) Thanks to my son Jack for submitting this story!


  1. Nice story. I used to work in games and I know anyone can get a job there if they show enthusiasm / self taught knowledge. I’ve known guys that came in a testers and within a few years got to the top -designing number one games for Sony etc. If you love games it’s a nice job.

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