4-Year-Old Cancer Patient 'Marries' Her Favorite Nurse -- Dare You Not to Cry (VIDEO)

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In my opinion, the wedding of the year just happened at Melodies Center for Childhood Cancers at Albany Medical Center. Meet the bride, Abby. Abby is a patient at Melodies Center and has leukemia. One of this 4-year-old's dreams is to marry her favorite nurse, Matt Hickling. Her dream came true. Family and staff at AMC came together for this incredibly special event. Prepare for tears and smiles.


So today I got to help make a 4 year old leukemia patient's "wedding" to her favorite nurse Matt Hickling happen at the Melodies Center for Childhood Cancers at AMC. Thanks to Scott Wright and the team at the Enchanted Garden for donating your time and amazing flowers and to everyone at AMC that helped pull this together in less than 24 hours. You people are amazing. THIS is why we go into nursing.

Posted by Lori Ciafardoni on Thursday, July 16, 2015

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Nurse Lori Ciafardoni shared the video -- it's pure love. Local florist Enchanted Garden donated flowers for the big day -- and everyone came together to make this happen within 24 hours. Abby is such a beautiful bride.

I love how the music was hummed by everyone there. I love seeing Abby's sweet smile and her excitement. My heart jumped when she said to Matt, "Will you marry me?" His tuxedo T-shirt was amazing.

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Live life. This is what this video should teach us. Abby, although only 4, can teach us a lot about what's important. Dreaming big and small, and realize those dreams; help others realize their dreams, too. We all deserve beautiful happy moments. We should all find ways to live in the now and make memories that make us smile, that warm our hearts and the hearts of others. Every moment with your child is special -- cherish them.

Take a look at the rings!

Abby is going to remember this day and smile. This is something that will help her continue to fight and strive to make new wishes and realize more dreams. Matt has big "husband" duties to fulfill, making all of Abby's dreams come true. Perhaps he'll have to get her a pony as a wedding gift.

After the darling ceremony, there was cake and ring pops for guests to enjoy. And hearts that filled with joy.

Congratulations, Matt and Abby!

Spend some time over at Abby's Facebook page, Amazing Abby, to learn more about her, her admirable fight against leukemia, and her beautiful team of warriors helping her every step of the way.

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