A girl with cancer shed tears when her boyfriend proposed at the hospital

Along the hallway of Novant Health Zimmer Cancer Institute (USA) on March 20, Angelica May’s friends and relatives lined up to prepare a surprise for her.

May said it was the happiest day of her life when she had just completed chemotherapy to treat breast cancer and her boyfriend proposed right there. hospital.

The girl recounted that the moment she approached to ring the bell – a ritual when a patient completes chemotherapy and is about to be discharged – her boyfriend also knelt down to open the ring box and proposed to her. In the cheers and applause of the witnesses, she could not contain her emotions.

“I know all of our family will be there, her close friends and family, so I feel found it would be the perfect time to do it” said May’s boyfriend, Watkins (25 years old).

Long-time couple has been together 10 years apart. May said they have been together since she was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer. The girl was unable to work and Watkins also had to put her plans on hold and take on two jobs at the same time to support May through it. testing period.

“I was expecting him to propose later this year. He definitely caught me off guard. Watkins is a professional football player, he had to put his wish on hold. dream to help me overcome my illness. I’m really grateful”Agelica confided.

May and Watkins hope their story can inspire hope and encourage others who are going through difficult times.

“I want people to know that there is always light at the end of the tunnel. We may not expect good things to happen, but let’s keep fighting. Never give up, always have hope and courage”May said.