FARR WEST — Lincoln Masuisui wore a black cowboy hat and a deputy’s badge as he peeked his head out of the top window of his new two-story sheriff’s playhouse Monday evening.
His mother called for him to come out, so he could blow out the candles on his cake and have the crowd sing “Happy Birthday.” A grin spread across his face, puffing his tan, dimpled cheeks.
It was Lincoln’s sixth birthday, but it was much more than that. Lincoln has lymphoma, and Monday was the day his Make-A-Wish dream came true.
Other children often ask for large wishes, like a trip to Disneyland, said Make-A-Wish volunteer Dana Gibson. For Lincoln, though, there was one small thing he wanted more than anything else: a Wild West sheriff’s playhouse in his backyard.