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Dying woman sees son get married as last wish

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A woman dying of cancer was able to watch her son marry his girlfriend last week.

63-year-old Anna Mae Kern, of Pennsylvania, was first diagnosed with breast cancer back in 2006. While the cancer would go into remission, it returned two years ago.

Kern has already had a double mastectomy. She is currently on chemotherapy. Knowing she may not have long to live, Kern had one dying wish…to see her son get married.

Her son Adam, 31, and Ashley Leighty, 27, had been talking about marriage. They had planned to tie the knot at a later date but the couple decided to move up their wedding after Kern's mother made a request to her son.

Last week, Anna Mae Kern's dying wish came true. With the help of hospital staff, Kern's son married his girlfriend, surround by family members.

 

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