Sunday May 05 2013 comments Autumn's wish comes true By: Photography by Kim Palaferri for Placer Herald -A +A Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldAutumn Grisham is all smiles after the Northeastern California and Northern Nevada chapter of Make-A-Wish helped bring her dram to life. Here she runs to the arms of her good friend Alex North to share the excitement. Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldAutumn Grisham may have a life of challenges ahead of her, but for now her dreams have come true with a Make-A-Wish gift. Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldThe Granite Bay High School Make-A-Wish Club stepped up to the plate to help make the dream come true for Autumn Grishim who suffers from a rare genetic disorder. The group adopted Grisham's wish dream in January and has participated in set up and fundraising for the tot. In May, their fundraising efforts will continue with a Twilight Walk for Wishes were all donations collected for the clubs team will benefit Grishim. From on top of structure are Camille Newbold, Emma Graycyk, and Muhammad Talha, and sitting in the swings are Kelsy Green and Vessi Doncheva. Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldCalvin Grisham (5) checks out all the bells and whistles of the new play structure built in his backyard as part of his sister Autumn's Make-A-Wish reveal. The siblings both have neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that causes tumors which damage nerve cells. Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldAutumn Grisham (4) may have to face chemo therapy soon, but for now this princess gets to forget about all of her medical concerns an just have some fun playing on her new "Red Barn" play structure. The youngster has neurofibromatosis that causes her to have tumors that can become cancerous. Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldAutumn Grisham, dressed like her favorite fairytale princess, Rapunzel, and her brother Calvin, run toward their brand-new barn play structure equipped with swings, a slide and even a play farm. Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldAutumn Grisham is about to have her dreams come true with a Make-A-Wish reveal, a red barn play structure built in her own backyard. Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldJesse Paiz was instrumental in making young Autumn Grisham's dream come true by volunteering his time moving several yards of mulch and building a fence for the young girl who suffers from neurofibromatosis. Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldIt's a birthday party of grand kind for 4-year-old Autumn Grisham, in pink. Grisham’s special day was part of the Make-A-Wish reveal of her play structure, a red barn with a swing set and slide. Also at the party was a big princess surprise, a “unicorn” for all of Grisham's friends to ride. Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldAutumn Grisham gets a push from her mom, Elizabeth, on her new swing set. Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldOn May 4, Autumn Grisham's dream came true with a new play structure built in her backyard. Grisham suffers from neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that causes tumors that can be cancerous. Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldRaegan Lopez, 6, gets a ride on Shimmer the Shetland Pony, who is acting as a unicorn for a very special birthday party for Autumn Grisham. Leading is Sheena Reardon. Photo by Kim Palaferri for Placer HeraldThe Grisham family celebrates 4-year-old Autumn's birthday with a princess party and a Make-A-Wish reveal, a new red barn play structure built in their backyard. Darin, far right, and his two children, Calvin and Autumn, have neurofibromatosis, a genetic disorder that causes nerve damage. Pushing Calvin is Elizabeth Grisham.