ALS Patient Marries Longtime Girlfriend in Special Ceremony during SoCal Nursing …
February 8, 2015 - als
A male stricken with ALS married his longtime partner Friday in a special rite that was hold during a San Diego-area nursing home where he is a patient.
The staff during a Villa Pomerado trickery in Poway motionless to put on a marriage for Jose Sanchez after training he wanted to marry Blanca Sanchez, his partner of 23 years and a mom of his dual children, according to CNN associate KGTV.
Joe Sanchez was diagnosed 3 years ago with amyotrophic parallel sclerosis, that is also famous as Lou Gehrig’s disease. He can hardly pierce a fingers on his hands and also has problem vocalization since of a neurological disease, according to a station.
He struggles with his difference when revelation a hire that he loves Blanca.
After all their time together, a integrate motionless that they wanted to marry in a elementary bedside rite in his room. Instead, a nursing trickery motionless to devise an whole wedding.
Villa Pomerado Director Joel Alberto told KGTV that some member of a staff had suggested catering a rite and sauce adult a room for a occasion.
On Friday, a integrate exchanged rings and vows during a facility’s mangle room surrounded by their children, a dozen family members and Villa Pomerado employees, according to a station.
The jubilee even featured a marriage cake.
“She’s still with me. She’s still here. She’s holding caring of me,” Sanchez pronounced in a still voice before to a ceremony, a radio hire reported.
His new mother remained indifferent in her support of her him.
“It is tough, though it’s not impossible,” she pronounced of a disease, that now does not have a cure.
ALS done headlines around a nation final year when millions took a “ice bucket challenge” to lift recognition for research.
More than $100 million was donated for a cause.
CNN contributed to this story.