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Dutch Bros. and Make A Wish team up to help Gracie

NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: TANNER BOYLE - Gracie Corrigan gets some help playing barista Saturday afternoon in the Forest Grove Dutch Bros. storage garage, on Pacific Avenue next to Right Choice Auto. Little Gracie Corrigan had a party with help from her friends at Dutch Bros. in Forest Grove, as well as the Make A Wish Foundation, which arranged for her to play barista Saturday, March 18.NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: TANNER BOYLE - Gracie Corrigan loves the giant inflatable flailing-arm figure that marked the event. The Forest Grove girl has struggled with retinoblastoma cancer which forced surgeons to remove her right eye last year.NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: TANNER BOYLE - The event included treats and balloons inside the Dutch Bros. garage. But she has been buoyed by support from the entire Gaston community and from the local Dutch Bros. crew, which donated $1,700 to her family in December for medical and other expenses.NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: TANNER BOYLE - Gracie Corrigan and her mother, Ellie Smith (right), were happy with the turnout on a rare sunny afternoon.