7-year-old Georgia boy battling cancer becomes honorary firefighter in Fernandina Beach thanks to Make-A-Wish

Make-A-Wish kid becomes honorary firefighter

FERNANDINA BEACH, Fla. — QUICK FACTS:

  • Jonathan Medina, 7, of Glynnville, GA, was named an honorary firefighter at Fernandina Beach Fire Department.
  • Fernandina Beach community members tell Action News Jax the family is vacationing in northeast Florida this week. Medina and his family will be partaking in a number of community sponsored events this week.
  • ”Make-A-Wish Georgia” tells Action News Jax Medina’s original wish included a Disney cruise, but the cruise was unable to come to fruition due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Medina’s new wish includes a tree house, and Make-A-Wish Georgia says this will happen in the coming weeks.
  • The events happening this week around Fernandina Beach are being coordinated and planned by members of the community in Nassau County.
  • To learn more about how you can support the Make-A-Wish Central and Northern Florida 2020 Walk For Wishes Virtual Event, click here.


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