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Andrew signs with Colorado Rockies

“ … never far from Andrew's mind is his favorite team, the Colorado Rockies ... ”

During the 10 hours he spends each day on the dialysis machine, Andrew's favorite baseball team is never far from his mind.

Andrew wished to become a player for the Colorado Rockies and after signing with the team, his favorite "slugger," Todd Helton, takes him to the plate at Coors Field to hit a few balls and round the bases.

Andrew's wish is one of the 2006 "My Wish" stories on ESPN.

He has the gentlest heart and gentlest spirit. ”

— Andrew's mother

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I didn't cry... I promise.

August 14, 2013 - 12:34 AM


What an honor to see such a wonderful boy realize his dream. May all his dreams come true!

September 13, 2013 - 5:37 PM


Andrew, you just made me realize how powerful a true wish is. I have always loved stories like this but yours has done something no one else's did. As I watched this video, I cheered for you with your family. I was crying. If you ever get this, I want you to know, You inspired me.

December 15, 2014 - 9:01 PM

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