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Ricky Nelson Appeared in Daughter Tracy Nelson’s Dream Asking Her to See a Doctor | ‘It’s Not Time for You to Die'
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Ricky Nelson Appeared in Daughter Tracy Nelson’s Dream Asking Her to See a Doctor | ‘It’s Not Time for You to Die'

The doctors diagnosed her with stage 2 Hodgkin's Lymphoma and discovered a grapefruit-sized tumor in her chest.

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Editor's note: This article was originally published on July 1, 2022. It has since been updated.

Tracy Nelson had a taste of fame from a very young age, given that she was born into a family of celebrities. She was born in 1963, in Santa Monica, California to Ricky Nelson, and his wife, Kristin Harmon. She was their eldest child and Nelson had three siblings. With her background, she found herself in the limelight at the age of 5, when she starred in Yours, Mine, and Ours, alongside Lucille Ball. After finishing high school and a few years of college, Nelson made her first big-screen Hollywood appearance in Square Pegs.

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But, her life soon came to a standstill when she lost her dad in a freak accident when he was just 45 years old, as per The New York Times. In 1987, she met William R. Moses, the man she went on to marry. They were together for a decade, but the same year she met him, she was beginning to feel very tired and weak. The glands in her neck became swollen and she had such noticeable bags under her eyes, even makeup was not enough to conceal them, as per PEOPLE