Jokin (seated) and his family meet Dog the Bounty Hunter and his wife Beth. Photo courtesy of Make-A-Wish Foundation
Make-A-Wish child meets Dog the Bounty Hunter in Hawaii
JUST recently, the Make-A-Wish Foundation granted its 165th wish to 15-year-old Jokin, whose wish was to go to Hawaii.
When the foundation asked Jokin what he wanted to do while in Hawaii, he said he wanted to visit with relatives and hopefully meet Dog the Bounty Hunter.
Through the foundation’s partnerships with Continental Airlines and the Hawaii chapter of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Jokin and his parents were off to Hawaii for a week full of activities and surprises.
Before Jokin boarded his flight, he asked if he would be able to meet with Dog.
Due to the nature of Dog’s business, the foundation couldn’t promise anything.
Then while the family was in Hawaii, the foundation received a telephone call from none other than Dog the Bounty Hunter himself. Dog had heard that there was someone in Hawaii who wanted to meet him and he mentioned that he will be arriving back in Hawaii and hoped to meet with Jokin.
Coordination began, and Jokin, along with his parents, aunt and uncle, spent the afternoon at Da Kine Bail Bonds where Jokin got to talk one-on-one with his idol.
This is a true testament of Dog’s nice and caring nature because he went out of his way to contact the Guam office and make some time for Jokin.
The Make-A-Wish Foundation grants the wishes of children between the ages of 2½ to 18 years of age who have been diagnosed with a life-threatening medical condition.