Tom (Joseph Mazzello) never makes his wish, and Jack (Patrick Swayze) departs. Tom rides his bike back to the fair to find little brother Gunny (Seth Mumy) cured, and his presumed-dead dad a returned P.O.W. Mom and Gunny got their wishes! Back in the present-day framing story, adult Tom (Seth Mumy) sits in a cemetery, contemplating his life, when Jack appears and tells Tom that he made Tom's wish for him--that he would always be happy. Tom realizes that in spite of losing his job and being miserable at the moment, his family (mom/dad/brother as a kid, and now his wife and children) has always been the greatest joy of his life. The camera fades out on a gravestone showing that Jack died in 1944.
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