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Make a Wish sending comedy fan to NYC

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Posted at 12:49 PM, Oct 14, 2015
and last updated 2015-10-14 15:49:19-04

The Southern Nevada Make a Wish Foundation is granting a wish this weekend for an 18-year-old man battling cancer.

Josiah Ojerio and his family will travel to New York City and attend a live taping of "Saturday Night Live."

Ojerio was told about his wish being granted at an event on Tuesday night at Laugh Factory Las Vegas.

Headliner Jay Black made the announcement in front of a packed house, inviting Josiah on stage with him, as his mom, grandmother and family watched from the audience.

Tropicana Las Vegas also provided a dinner for Josiah and his family at Baccio before the show.
 

 

Southern Nevada Make a Wish Foundation grants a wish to a special young man battling cancer, Josiah Ojerio of Las Vegas. His wish to go to New York to see a live taping of SNL is happening this weekend. He and his family leave Friday for New York City. It was announced tonight on stage live at the Laugh Factory Las Vegas at the Las Vegas Tropicana Hotel. Headliner Jay Black made the announcement in front of a packed house with Josiah on stage, as his Mom, Grandmother and family watched from the audience. Thanks to the Make A Wish Foundation for allowing us to be part of this wonderful night. And thanks to the Tropicana Las Vegas for the wonderful dinner for Josiah and his family at Baccio before the show.

Posted by Harry Basil on Tuesday, October 13, 2015