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‘I caught sight of her coat hanging off the banister, waiting to be picked up and worn again. I couldn’t hold it together. She didn’t know it was the last time.’: Woman urges ‘hold on to each moment before it’s a memory’

“I was composed when I received the message she had passed, and when the doctor came to verify her death. I was composed when I kissed her forehead for the last time. It was only as we were getting ready to leave her house, that the silliest thing got to me.”

‘He got down on one knee. Weeks later we were told, ‘He has 6 months or less to live. You have to move your wedding date.’ The cancer was spreading astronomically.’: Woman marries love of her life before his passing, ‘There wasn’t a dry eye’

“10 short days after he asked me to be his girlfriend, Josh was told the 3 words nobody ever wants to hear: ‘You have cancer.’ He told me it was okay to walk away, that he wouldn’t think any less of me. This was something I didn’t sign up for. The first words out of my mouth were, ‘You’re not getting rid of me that easily.’ I’d waited 27 years of my life to find a love like this.”

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