Jewel Cox was excited. So excited, in fact, that the only thing the 5-year-old wanted to do was go to sleep. And it was only noon.
"She knew that when she woke up, she was going to Disney World," her mother said.
Jewel and her family, parents Tony and Shirley, and brother, Ethan, 12, left Feb. 21 for a four-day, all-expense-paid trip to Disney World. The vacation was provided by the Sunshine Foundation, an organization that fulfils the dreams of seriously ill, physically challenged or abused children ages 3 to 18.