, a 5-year-old diagnosed with Hemophagocytic Lymphohistiocytosis (HLH), loves to play games and sing her ABC’s. She delights in watching her favorite TV show, Sesame Street®
, and adores the characters Elmo and Cookie Monster. It is not surprising that when she was asked by her wish granters what her one true wish in the whole wide world was, Isabelle chose to go to New York City and meet the cast and crew of Sesame Street®
Isabelle had a wonderful time visiting Sesame Street®
, as did her parents and older sister. Elmo greeted them as soon as they arrived on the set of the famed TV program. Elmo then proceeded to film a special promo with Isabelle and her family, and Isabelle was given a keepsake DVD of the segment to take home with her.
After watching the taping of an upcoming scene of the show, Isabelle had a special meet and greet with her favorite character, Cookie Monster. She presented him with homemade chocolate chip cookies to ensure she would be his favorite friend! Abby Cadabby, Rosita and Murray Monster also stopped by to visit with Isabelle before the family toured the set and posed for family photos by the famous Sesame Street®
sign and on the iconic porch steps. As she was leaving, Isabelle was given a stuffed Elmo to take home, and now she sleeps with him every night.
In their free time in New York City Isabelle and her family also visited the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building and went to another famous street – Broadway! – to see the Lion King to complete their perfect New York City experience.