In 1998, Matt Pattison of Eerie, Penn., was losing his battle with Hodgkin's lymphoma when the Make A Wish Foundation denied his request.Not only wasn't he 19 year old just over Make A Wish's age limit, but his dream   for an Alaskan moose hunt   put the international nonprofit in a tough spot with certain donors, among them animal rights and gun control activists.A year later, while Tina Pattison mourned her son, Make A Wish made its stance official   no hunting related wishes.

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