Past Wishes and Love Stories
25 years ago, just two months into their marriage, Kerry suddenly collapsed on the treadmill. She was life flighted to a nearby hospital and was diagnosed with a life threatening heart condition that changed the course of their lives forever. In addition to raising four beautiful children, the couple has spent the majority of their marriage battling Kerry’s condition.
Two years ago Kerry underwent a heart transplant surgery, during which she suffered a debilitating stroke. She has been fighting to regain a normal life ever since. Wish Upon a Wedding loved hearing this sweet couple’s story and cannot wait to grant their wish for a much deserved vow renewal.
On February 7, 2019, Deborah and Greg gathered with family and friends to re-new their vows after 25 beautiful years of marriage. For the sweet couple, who first met as teenagers, the day was wonderful reminder of the great love they have for each other and the many obstacles they’ve faced together throughout the years.
For the past six years ago, Deborah has been battling breast cancer that has spread to her bones. Despite lengthy treatments and frequent pain, her joy remains. Wish Upon a Wedding was honored to hear Deborah and Greg’s story and to grant them this wish.
Heidi and Nate first met through an online dating site in 2017. They hit it off right away and quickly started seriously dating. In September of 2018, Heidi was diagnosed with an incredibly rare form of liver cancer that had spread to her bile ducts. She’s endured intense chemotherapy and radiation and has recently switched to palliative care.
Wish Upon a Wedding was incredibly touched by Heidi and Nate’s beautiful love story and was honored to grant their wish for a wedding.
Esther and Ernesto first met by happenstance a few years ago at a local restaurant. After dating for several years, they decided to start a family together but were forced to give up on that dream when Esther was diagnosed with an aggressive form of hormone-fueled triple negative breast cancer in early 2018.
Wish Upon a Wedding fell head over heals for this sweet couple and was thrilled to grant them their magical wedding wish.
Angela and Brad first met as little kids growing up in the same neighborhood. Their mothers were friends and they spent their childhood playing together and becoming good friends. Following high school they went their separate ways. After many years they reconnected and immediately hit it off. Before long they fell in love and began planning a life together.
Unfortunately, cancer had other plans for Angela and Brad’s relationship. After previously battling cancer twice in the past, Angela was diagnosed with an aggressive form of ovarian cancer that has metastasized to her spleen. Wish Upon a Wedding loved meeting this incredible couple and was honored to grant their wish for a wedding.
Our friends over at Piece of Cake 5K have created an exciting new 5K race in Wisconsin to celebrate wedding season and to give back to Wish Upon a Wedding. Lucky us!
On December 9, 2018, Dalen and Stacie stood before family and close friends to unite their lives together at The Studios at Overland Crossing. For the couple, who first met and fell in love online, despite having 500 miles between them, the day celebrated a bond that has faced enormous challenges.
Shawn and James entire relationship has been marked by cancer. However, throughout all of their struggles, their love has continued to grow and their story has become a testament to everyone around them. We were thrilled to learn of this beautiful couple and were honored to grant them the wedding of their dreams.
Deborah and Greg were first married in a blizzard 25 years ago. They’ve seen a lot of ups and downs throughout their marriage, including cancer. Throughout it all, the two remain closer than ever. We have loved getting to know this beautiful couple and cannot wait to grant them the vow renewal of their dreams.
Stephanie and Darryl first met at a friend’s party a few years back. Just six months into their relationship, Stephanie received the news that no young woman wants to hear. She had been diagnosed with breast cancer. Wish Upon a Wedding loved meeting this sweet couple and was thrilled to to grant them this wish.