Get your tissues out. You’ll be needing it.
A video from the Philippines has just been released and has already gathered over 2 million views. What could get this much attention this quickly? The beautiful and painful story of a cancer patient’s last wish.
Just last month, Rowden Pangcoga was diagnosed with stage IV liver cancer. The disease took over quickly. Realizing his time was limited, Rowden made one final wish: to marry Leizl, his beloved girlfriend and the mother of his 2-year-old daughter.
Earlier this month, they fulfilled that wish. By the time preparations for the wedding were complete, Rowden’s state had gotten worse and he was unable to leave the hospital. This didn’t stop them. It was ultimately decided that the wedding would take place at the hospital.
The viral video shows footage of the beautiful and heartbreaking wedding. In a hospital room filled with tears from loved ones, the couple said their vows.
Less than 10 hours after the wedding, Rowden passed away.
“Our family would like to thank the Main Man up above, Jesus Christ, for orchestrating this very inspiring story. And for giving us enough time to give Rowden what he wanted, and show him how loved he was.”