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Amazing Grace Bunke passes away after brave battle against cancer

Grace Bunke would have turned 15 on Monday.

Amazing Grace Bunke’s impact on so many lives will live on forever.

Her mom, Vicki Bunke, has shared that on this Palm Sunday, “Grace departed her earthly home for her eternal one.”

“Because today, love and joy and peace, but mostly GRACE won. Death did not. Nor will it ever. Through our tears, we will continue to remind one another what Grace’s incredibly beautiful life taught each of us...that love and faith and hope have no finish line. Nor will it ever.” (Story continues below gallery.)

She would have turned 15 on Monday. She had been battling osteosarcoma, an aggressive bone cancer for more than two years.

Grace Bunke’s impact on so many people’s lives will live on forever. Getting to know Grace has been a gift in my life and for my kids too. Her mom has shared that on this Palm Sunday, “Grace departed her earthly home for her eternal one.” “Because today, love and joy and peace, but mostly GRACE won. Death did not. Nor will it ever. Through our tears, we will continue to remind one another what Grace’s incredibly beautiful life taught each of us...that love and faith and hope have no finish line. Nor will it ever.” Thank you, Amazing Grace, for making a difference in my life, my children’s lives and so many others. She would have turned 15 on Monday. Grace will always be Brave Conquers Fear. @11alive @saaatlanta

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Link to Grace’s SAA Page

Vicki Bunke writes, "We will be posting more details within the coming days to let you know about our plans to honor Grace’s life. I can share with you, however, that part of Grace’s last wishes was for any and all donations people wish to make in her honor can be made to her 2018 Swim Across America fundraising page (All proceeds benefit her treating clinic/hospital - Aflac Cancer and Blood Disorders Center at Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta)."

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