Saturday, May 2, 2009

The Bride Was Beautiful

I've been stressing myself out lately on wedding preparations and work. I was about to go bonkers until I stumbled upon this story.

Katie Kirkpatrick, 21, held off cancer to celebrate the happiest day of her life. Katie had chased away cancer once, only to have it return - to clog her lungs and grab hold of her heart. Breathing was difficult now, she had to use oxygen. The pain in her back was so intense it broke through the morphine that was supposed to act as a shield. Her organs were shutting down but it would not stop her from marrying Nick Godwin, 23, who was in love with Katie since 11th grade. Five days later, Katie died. --- Romain Blanquart
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