They look like a normal, happy and healthy family, but the Van Nortwick family has survived many tough days and tearful nights.

One of their twin boys was born with a condition where his organs were outside of his body. He went through many surgeries, including open-heart surgery.

Then father Sean was diagnosed with colon cancer. He went through six months of chemo therapy.

Sean's mom, Beverly, nominated the family for a visit from the Miracle Makers. Mountain America Credit Union provided the family with a trip to San Diego, along with all the supplies for a perfect beach day. 

Melanie and Sean were so surprised. The boys will make memories and have the time of their lives.

If you would like to nominate someone for our Miracle Makers send an email to miraclemakers@12news.com.

The gifts were provided by Mountain America Credit Union.