MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Make-A-Wish is making a young woman’s trip to Paris even more special.

Mariah, 18, of St. Paul suffers from Cystic Fibrosis. She’ll be traveling to Paris to fulfill her dream of being a Patisserie Chef.

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This morning at Macy’s in downtown Minneapolis she practiced with one of the company’s chefs. Mariah says her love for baking comes from her family.

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“I picked it up from my grandmother,” she said. “It’s really soothing and relaxing. ”

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Mariah also went on a shopping spree for culinary utensils in preparation for her big trip.