Make-A-Wish grants girl’s wish to celebrate her first birthday outside the hospital with unicorn party

Action News Jax anchor John Bachman was at Maggiano's at the St. Johns Town Center to help Melissa celebrate her birthday as well as being in remission.

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A local girl celebrated her first birthday and being in remission with a big surprise on Saturday.

Make-A-Wish of Central and Northern Florida granted 5-year-old Melissa’s wish to celebrate her birthday and remission anniversary at Maggiano’s at the St. Johns Town Center.

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Action News Jax anchor John Bachman was at Melissa’s unicorn-themed party to help celebrate.

This was Melissa’s first birthday she was able to celebrate outside of the hospital.