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Gurnee Police Assist with Make-A-Wish

Gurnee, IL – Jonah Kolesar is a 7 year old boy from Gurnee who suffers from an autoimmune disorder and wants to become a police officer.  Jonah has what is known as IPEX Syndrome, characterized by the development of multiple autoimmune disorders in affected individuals according to the National Institutes of Health.  At just seven years of age, Jonah has undergone chemotherapy and a stem-cell bone marrow transplant in an effort to boost his immune system.  He previously lived in Round Lake where he was made an honorary police officer.

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