Bailey is 11, lives in Jackson and is a 6th grader at Silverbrook Intermediate School in West Bend. She was diagnosed with high risk acute lymphoblastic leukemia in March, 2015.
Her identical twin sister, Lily, was diagnosed with leukemia 21 months before that.This tragic scenario prompted her mom to say WithLily, we feared the unknown. With Bailey, we feared the known. The phrase lightning doesn’t strike twicecomes to mind, but it clearly does at times. Bailey is being treated under the care of Medical College of Wisconsin physicians with a 108 week chemotherapy regimen in the MACC Fund Center at Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin where her sister Lily is also seen having completed her treatment in August, 2015. Bailey lives by the phrase her sister coined –fight like a girl.Bailey has an older sister, Maddie, who has provided great support for her younger sisters. Bailey likes Reading, Math and Language. She enjoys softball and music along with special family time. The Brewers and the Packers are her teams and Aaron Rodgers is her favorite player. Bailey is the designer of the 40thAnniversary 2016 TODAY’S TMJ4 MACC*Star. Lily, a member of the Aaron Rodgers’ 12 Days of Christmas Class of 2014, designed the 2014 MACC*Star. This prompted her mom to comment The MACC Fund has offered great support opening doors to allow us to help others. The kids enjoy seeing people helping the MACC Fund to help kids’ treatment.
Learn more about Bailey from her mother, Erin, and her sisters, Lily and Maddie: