In 2001, during their Black & Blue Tour, the Backstreet Boys made one young admirer feel like “The Perfect Fan.” Kristi was 11 at the time and suffering from several illnesses including epilepsy, grand mal seizures, convulsions, ADHD, OCD, ODD, LD, and severe anxieties. To manage these conditions she relied heavily on medications and regularly underwent extensive neurological evaluations. When she found out she was eligible for a special wish-come-true, she didn’t hesitate at requesting to meet her idols, the Backstreet Boys – especially her crush, Nick Carter!
Kids Wish Network would like to wish a happy belated birthday to Backstreet Boy Nick Carter and to honor him for kindly helping us grant the wish of an adoring fan in 2003.
Carter-fan, Angelina, was born with 21-hydroxylase deficiency, which means her body doesn’t make the hormone needed to produce energy. Not only does this make her vulnerable to stressful situations but it also weakens her immune system, making conditions like the common cold last for months. In addition to this, Angelina was born with only one kidney, suffers from asthma, emphysema, and fibrous dysplasia of...