Nine-year-old Mateo Maza, his family, headed to Disney World thanks to “Make-A-Wish”

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SHEBOYGAN -- A Sheboygan boy on Mother's Day, Sunday, May 8th headed to Disney World in Florida, thanks to the "Make-A-Wish Foundation."

Mateo Maza

Mateo Maza

Nine-year-old Mateo Maza received a heart transplant last year at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin. That's when "Make-A-Wish" officials got in touch with his family.

His wish was to take his family of seven to Disney World in Florida.

On Sunday morning, May 8th they were picked up, and taken to the airport in a limo.

Maza's mom said he loves dinosaurs, and Mateo hopes to visit the one place in Disney World that's just as wild as Jurassic Park.

Mateo Maza and family

Mateo Maza and family

Mateo Maza and family

Mateo Maza and family

"I was hoping that we'd get to go to see the Animal Kingdom so I could see all the animals they have," Mateo Maza said.

Mateo said it has always been his dream to go to Florida.

When he visits Disney World, he said he hopes he can meet Peter Pan in person!

CLICK HERE to learn more about Make-A-Wish Wisconsin.