Make-A-Wish teen celebrates Sweet 16 in Miami Springs

MIAMI SPRINGS, FLA. (WSVN) - A deserving teen’s dream of having a VIP birthday experience came true thanks to Make-A-Wish Southern Florida.

Kiara, a 10th grader at Ronald W. Reagan-Doral Senior High School, celebrated her birthday in Miami Springs with the Sweet 16 party of her dreams, Saturday.

Kiara got to ride both a limousine and a horse-drawn carriage.

She also got her hair and makeup professionally done, giving her the full VIP experience.

The teen has severe kidney problems due to an ongoing battle with lupus.

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