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Jordan's wish to meet the Green Bay Packers

“ We literally walked in the door and half the players sprinted over to see Jordan. They really took a liking to him – we didn’t expect that type of camaraderie. ”


- Jordan's father

As a Green Bay Packers fan living in Lake Worth, 13-year-old Jordan, who battles neuroblastoma,
usually only gets the luxury of watching his beloved team on television. The dark green and gold was
always a way for his family to bond, so when Jordan returned to his family’s home state to watch the
Packers dominate the Detroit Lions, it was a dream come true.

The weekend was full of surprises from the moment the limo drove them to Lambeau Field. There, they
were taken on a behind-the-scenes tour. Jordan was invited in to break down the huddles, and he received
his own locker next to the locker of his favorite player, Aaron Rodgers. Jordan got a jersey along with four
autographed footballs and a signed helmet, and ended the day eating lunch just like one of the guys.

On game day, Jordan and his family tailgated with friends and family, sat in the alumni suite among
retired players, appeared on the Jumbotron, met retired player Donald Driver, and went on the field. At
the end of the day, Jordan said his face hurt because he could not stop smiling.

While in Wisconsin, Jordan and his family stayed at the Tundra Lodge, which has a three-story indoor
water park and an arcade. Jordan’s father said the best part was the feeling that the players truly cared
about his son. “We literally walked in the door and half the players sprinted over to see Jordan. They
really took a liking to him – we didn’t expect that type of camaraderie.”

Wish granters: Jacqueline Harris & Traci Kaplan
Referred by Brian Larimer, his father
Wish adopted by the Ferraro Family Foundation
  • Jordan's wish to meet the Green Bay Packers

  • Jordan's wish to meet the Green Bay Packers

  • Jordan's wish to meet the Green Bay Packers

  • Jordan's wish to meet the Green Bay Packers

  • Jordan's wish to meet the Green Bay Packers

  • Jordan's wish to meet the Green Bay Packers

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