An 11-year-old from New Jersey had his dreams come true when he got the opportunity to help deliver the weather forecast on live TV.
On April 12, Ryland Mishura from Mullica Hill appeared on an 11 a.m. Weather Channel segment with meteorologists Jim Cantore, Maria LaRosa and Alex Wallace.
The opportunity came courtesy of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Ryland has a severe case of isovaleric acidemia, a metabolic disorder that has life-threatening complications for the fifth grader.
Ryland’s wish involved taking a tour of the Weather Channel studio and meeting his on-camera heroes. “I’m very interested in the weather, and it really inspires me,” he told