Cancer Patient Gets Dying Wish, Weds Gal He Loves

By: Associated Press Email
By: Associated Press Email

GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) -- When Harley Thomas learned in August that he would have just three months to live, he told his doctors he wanted nothing more than to marry the woman he loves.

The Cancer Team at Bellin Health granted that wish, and hosted a wedding for Thomas and Lori Feeley on Thursday. Area businesses donated everything from Feeley's dress to the cake.

Thomas and Feeley have been together nearly nine years. They planned to marry before, but were in and out of homelessness and didn't have the money.

Thomas was diagnosed with cancer in October. He has stage four cancer in his lungs and eight tumors in his head -- and he is done with treatment. Despite the couple's struggles, he says he's rich in his heart.


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