47 year old, Dina TheissEn from South Florida, discovered a blue jay when she was just a couple of hours old and had been abandoned by its mother.
She decided to raise the bird with the help of her family and named it Gracie.
They released the bird when she was ready and 6 weeks later she returned.
Keeping Dina company every day for hours as she battled cancer.
'The experience of going through cancer for our family would have been completely different without Gracie.' -Dina