Four-year-old cancer patient 'marries' favourite nurse

05:49 PM | 19 Jul, 2015
Four-year-old cancer patient 'marries' favourite nurse
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NEW YORK (Web Desk) - A four-year-old cancer patient’s dreams came true when she got to "marry" her favourite nurse complete with cake, rings, pink toy car and rose petals, reported The Independent.

Abby, a patient at Albany Medical Centre in New York, ‘wed’ Matt Hickling, one of the nurses treating her for leukaemia at the hospital, in a ceremony organised by staff.

Abby, clad in a white princess gown and holding a bouquet, was walked by her mother down an aisle of pink rose petals towards Matt, wearing a tuxedo t-shirt.

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Their hot pink car was decked out with cans and a 'just married' sign, and the couple shared a messy slices of cake.

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The wedding was organised in just 24 hours. Most of the hospital staff attended the ceremony and they hummed the wedding march as Abby began to move down the aisle – before running to Matt for a hug and exchanging rings.

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Matt wrote on Facebook: "Our patient shyly asked me to marry her. I didn't hesitate to say yes, I got a HUGE hug and we sealed the deal with ring pops being placed on our fingers!"