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A Dream Come True; Make-A-Wish Executive Now a U.S. Citizen

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After making dreams come true for thousands of children with life-threatening medical conditions around the world, Jon Stettner paused earlier this month to fulfill a personal wish. At an October 14 naturalization ceremony in Phoenix, Arizona, he became a U.S. citizen.

Originally from Canada, Mr. Stettner has served as the President and CEO of Make-A-Wish Foundation® International since 2007.


Jon Stettner (right) shakes hands with Charles Harrell, Acting Director of the USCIS Phoenix Field Office

Above: Jon Stettner (right) shakes hands with Charles Harrell, Acting Director of the USCIS Phoenix Field Office

Since 1980, Make-A-Wish has brought hope, strength and joy to more than 270,000 children in the United States and around the world. 

For more information about the Make-A-Wish Foundation®, visit both http://www.wish.org/ and http://www.worldwish.org/.