Her mom, Karen King, said Agatha was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia when she was 4. Her compromised immune system means that her family, including her brother Bacchus, now 4, and 1-year-old sister Meredith, needs to be careful of where they go.
“You miss out on all of the things to build up to Christmas – parties, switching of the lights in the town, ice skating,” King explained. “Nobody ever expects childhood cancer to enter our lives. It’s something we never considered.”