‘Just a kid working’: Make-A-Wish helps De Pere boy Dominic Filippini live his construction dreams

Posted on Aug 7, 2020 by Community

Dominic Filippini loves playing with toy trucks, but his dream is to work on a real construction site. On Friday, the 5-year-old got up early, donned a hard hat and neon green shirt, then set out to help build West De Pere Intermediate School.

Just two weeks before he poured concrete with Miron Construction workers, Dominic underwent surgery and he’s scheduled for another procedure a week from now, according to his mother Julianne Cox. But with help from Make-A-Wish Wisconsin, all Dominic could think about was his chance to go to work on a real construction site. Read more … 

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