Gracie was diagnosed in June 2018 at the age of 5 years old with hepatoblastoma. She was on chemotherapy while she awaited a match for a liver transplant. Their prayers were answered and she had her transplant. She spent days in the hospital. Once she recovered from her transplant, she began chemo again.
Gracie has an older brother, Jarret, who has spent many days by her side at the hospital. Jarret enjoys hunting, playing Playstation, baseball and basketball. He is a BIG Washington Nationals fan and Golden State Warriors fan