A teenager battling cancer in the 1980s is granted an unexpected wish on a pursuit of world peace - New Day Northwest

When Jeff Henigson was just 15 years old, the Starlight Foundation offered him a wish after being diagnosed with brain cancer. While some kids might wish for a trip to Disneyland or to meet a favorite celebrity, Henigson threw a curveball; The teenager wanted to travel to the then Soviet Union to meet with Mikhail Gorbachev - with the intent of discussing nuclear disarmament and ending the Cold War.
Published: 12:29 PM PDT July 18, 2019
Updated: 12:26 PM PDT July 18, 2019