Dying cancer patient marries long-term partner at hospice center

January 17, 2015 7:34 PM

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Christopher Robinson spent last week hooked to an oxygen tank and barely able to stand up – because he’d been diagnosed with an aggressive form of renal cancer and had just a few months left to live, but he still went ahead and married the woman of his dreams, Terry Torres, right within the Brooklyn hospice where he was being treated and where he could live out the remaining days of his life.

Robinson is 25 and Torres is 23, but in a moving ceremony quickly put together by the hospice staff, both got wedded after a city clerk brought the licensing paperwork to him, with decorations and a musician scrambled together in less than 24 hours.

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