Gegen's wish comes true: With a clean bill of health, 6-year-old John Gegen took his family on a week-long trip to Hawaii
While 6-year-old John “Mikko” Gegen fought his cancer in a room at Children’s Hospital in St. Paul, he had a big decision to make. The Hastings boy had been told by Make-A-Wish Minnesota that he’d be able to ask for anything he wanted for him and his family. They told him to wish big, and that was something that John was having a hard time grasping.
Then, inspiration came in the way of a poster.