4-year-old leukemia patient ‘marries’ her favorite nurse

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ALBANY, NY — A hospital in New York helped make a young cancer patient’s dream come true.

4-year-old Abby is a patient at Albany Medical Center Hospital, and is battling leukemia.

She hoped to one day marry her favorite nurse at the hospital, Matt Hickling.

So the staff at Melodies Center for Childhood Cancers at AMC threw Abby a ‘wedding’ to remember, complete with her groom Matt Hickling.

Lori Ciafardoni shared a video to her Facebook page on Thursday.

With the video, she says, “So today I got to help make a 4 year old leukemia patient’s “wedding” to her favorite nurse Matt Hickling happen at the Melodies Center for Childhood Cancers at AMC.”

Ciafardoni finished by saying, “THIS is why we go into nursing.

The ‘wedding’ was complete with a white dress for the little bride, nurses serving as bridesmaids, and rose-covered aisle.

Abby’s groom wore a tuxedo T-shirt.

 

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

2 comments