It was a time of great anticipation and some dread for the Shuck family.
Youngest daughter Raleigh was up for a role in the national tour of How the Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical. It would be a great coup for the 8-year-old aspiring actress, but it also would make life very interesting because her oldest sister, Sydney, was already out on tour with Annie, and middle sister Brooklyn was starring on Broadway as one of four actresses sharing the title role in Matilda the Musical.
"We decided early on that we would give them the opportunities, and if it worked out, we'd make it work," the girls' mother, Angie Shuck, said from Salt Lake City, where she and Raleigh were just getting ready for a week of performances in the Utah capital. "And that's what we've done. We've made it work."