Terminally-ill groom fulfils last wish, dies 10 hours after marriage

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This is the ultimate tragic love story.

They were all set to get married in July when he turns 30.

But in May, Mr Rowden Go was diagnosed with Stage IV liver cancer, an aggressive form of the disease with a low survival rate, Huffington Post reported.

The Manila-based Mr Go’s last wish was to marry her girlfriend, Leizl, in front of their families and their daughter, Zakiah, two.

After 12 hours of preparation his dream was fulfilled, the groom’s brother Hasset told Manila news website

Three-minute video

“Unable to take him outside the hospital, we brought the church to him,” the brother was quoted as saying.

The three-minute video, which was uploaded on YouTube by Mr Hasset on June 18, shows the wedding ceremony inside what appears to be a hospital.

About 10 hours after the wedding, Mr Rowden died.

In a post on his Facebook page, Mr Hasset thanked the Philippine General Hospital in Manila for granting the dying man’s wish.

The video already has 950,000 views and will definitely move you to tears.

Seize the day.

Sources: Huffington Post,