This American Life Published by This American Life #606: Just What I Wanted Listen 1 h 2 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/696349/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend Stories from people who want something desperately—for Christmas or otherwise—and then have their wishes fulfilled. Or do they?