Teen With Cystic Fibrosis Gets Wish for Dream Flute

Macy’s and Make-A-Wish give Elizabeth Shea, 17, a new flute to play in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade.
2:25 | 11/25/14

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This holiday, give the gift of joy to children with life-threatening medical conditions with the meacy's believe campaign. Bring it to a Macy's store. They donate up to $1 million. You can submit it online this year. To help make a special wish come true like this one for Elizabeth. Take a look. 17-year-old Elizabeth counts every morning as a blessing. She appreciates every day because she has had some days that weren't so great. Reporter: At just 18 months old, Elizabeth was diagnosed with cystic fibrosis, an uncurable disease that can make the common cold life threatening. She's one lung infection from being in the hospital. Reporter: She has 12 pills, every meal, inhalers, and regular respiratory treatments. I don't remember never having to take medicine. Reporter: But this is her own therapy. Playing the flute. A passion that developed in sixth grade. Now a senior in her Florida high school marching band. It's become her lifeline of sorts. Doctors have told me that playing a wind instrument helps keep the lungs working. Reporter: Her raw talent landing her a highly coveted spot in the Macy's Thanksgiving day parade. But one thing she wanted, a top of the line flute. It would be kind of hard for my parents to get the flute for me. Reporter: So when make-a-wish and Macy's heard her story, they teamed up to make her wish come true, just in time for her trip to New York. Wishes really do come true. ? Thank you, make-a-wish. Thank you, Macy's. Elizabeth, we say thank you. For your example. And you can help grant a wonderful wish like the one for Elizabeth that you just saw. Send the letters off to Santa today. Bring them to the local Macy's store, submit them online. Go to goodmorningamerica.com on Yahoo. And just a dollar makes a huge difference.

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