U.S.: Leukemia girl “marries” her favourite nurse

In the United States, a four-year old girl who is under treatment for Leukemia had her wish come true when a ceremony was held so that she could “marry” her favourite nurse.

Abby, who for the past year was treated at Melodies Center for Childhood Cancer in New York, wished to marry her favourite nurse, Matt Hickling.  Her wish was accepted when the nurses taking care of her organized a ceremony, some of them as bridesmaids, a cake, a toy car with a ‘just married’ note, and one of them performing the marriage rites instead of a celebrant.

Although at first she looked shy, Abby asked the important “will you marry me?” to the nurse.  Matt replied: “Yes I marry you, and will you accept me as your husband?”.  The ceremony ended with a big hug and with rings of sweets.

Nurses and doctors taking part said that they hope  these memorable moments will give courage to Abby throughout her treatment although her battle against Leukemia will take another one and a half years.




Other News
Foreign Affairs

Prison sentences which vary between 9 – 13 years have been handed down to nine Catalan separatist leaders. The sentences were handed down by the Spanish Supreme Court after the…

Foreign Affairs

Kurdish militants have reached an agreement with the Syrian army to help them fight against the Turkish military forces in Northern Syria. The news was issued by the Syrian national….

Foreign Affairs

In Poland, the Justice and National Law party which is in Government, the PiS, has declared that it has won the general elections held on Sunday. Exit polls show that…


“Bigeye Tuna” or “The Tuna that hails from Mellieha” was the cry of Mellieha fishermen who in the early sixties sold bluefin tuna which they caug by Tuna net fishing….

View More