United States woman with cancer marries in hospital hours before her death

03 Enero, 2018, 00:39 | Author: Earnest Bishop
  • United States woman with cancer marries in hospital hours before her death

The couple exchanged vows in front of family and friends inside St. Francis Hospital in Hartford, Connecticut, on December 22.

The 31-year-old school psychologist died the next day.

The pair were inseparable after first meeting at a dance class in 2015. On that same day, the couple received life-changing news: a breast cancer diagnosis. He went ahead with the proposal.

"I said to myself, 'She needs to know she's not going to go down this road alone, '" he told WFSB-TV. He told news organizations that he chose to go through the proposal anyway that night and they rode a horse-drawn carriage. After a romantic carriage ride, he popped the question under a streetlight.

Reports state that even though she went through surgeries and chemotherapy, cancer which was aggressive spread and she had to be put on a ventilator. Some of us get lucky at spending a long, healthy life with the love of our lives, but some learn to make the most of the limited time they have left.

They originally planned to marry December 30, 2017, but doctors urged them to do it sooner.

On December 22, with her friend Christina Lee Karas as her bridesmaid, Heather and David exchanged their vows in a bittersweet ceremony in the hospital.

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David and Heather got married on 22 December surrounded by family and friends.

Karas took photos of the joyous yet sad occasion and shared them on her Instagram page.

"It reminds me of someone who is crossing the finish line of a marathon or something", said David. Although the news was heartbreaking, he decided to make the best of his time left with her. "She proved them all wrong and that's what that photo says to me".

Dave Mosher noted, "Some of her last words were her vows".

It was exactly a year since David had proposed and Heather had been diagnosed with cancer. On Saturday-the day the wedding was meant to be-David joined friends and family at the church they planned to say "I do" to celebrate the life of his wife during a funeral service.

"Heather said, 'I want to keep fighting, ' so that's the mantra I'm picking up".

"She's my great love, and I'm going to lose her, but I'm not losing her forever", David said. Because He was filling her with joy despite the fact that outwardly her body was failing. "He carried her home".

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