Meet Gracie


When 5-year-old Gracie didn’t want her belly touched, her mom feared appendicitis. In fact, the diagnosis was worse: acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Gracie began a treatment plan of two-and-a-half years of chemotherapy at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, at no cost to her family. 

Gracie with flower headband

Age: 5
Diagnosis: acute lymphoblastic leukemia
Favorite thing to do: giving hugs and love-notes

Everything St. Jude is doing for us, and we won’t have to pay a bill? That’s amazing. Being able to focus on nothing but your child is a wonderful thing. 

Jessica, Gracie's mom


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