Man marries 'lioness' who nursed him through darkest nights while ill

Man marries 'lioness' who nursed him through darkest nights while ill

- A brave cancer survivor, Chris Wesseling, married the love of his life who nursed him back to health

- He posted pictures of their wedding on social media

- Chris also revealed that he and his wife had a son together

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Chris Wesseling posted a moving message on Twitter of how he married the 'lioness' who nursed him back to health while he fought cancer.

He posted a beautiful picture of their wedding:

He also thanked those close to him for their support while he went through the darkest part of his life.

"We are grateful for all of the love and support not only for the beautiful wedding but throughout the raging rollercoaster ride of the past few years. Thank you."

The fairytale story gets better, Chris revealed through a Twitter post that his son, Lincoln, had been born.

He also took the opportunity to praise another cancer survivor who revealed that she married the man of her dreams.

"Welcome to the survivor club, @so__uneek! You are a badass and your husband is a king. What a wonderful story ❤️ How about that, @LakishaJackson."

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Chris is a sports writer for Around the NFL and also has a popular podcast with the same name.

Social media users had the following to say about this inspirational story:

@minakimes: "Congratulations!!!! enjoying these pictures blessing my timeline."
@ADFoxcroft: "Wess, you have moved a lot of people and seeing this level of happiness after everything you’ve been through is nothing short of inspirational. Congratulations, Sir. #WessLockedItUp."
@djemerj: "I only know you through the podacast. I've cried when you've announced your cancer. I've cried when your treatment worked. You don't know me, I really don't know you, But you are a little part of my life through the podcast. And I'm happy for you."

In other news, reported that when 25-years-old twin sisters Joella and Joanna Lee-Lo received the devastating news that one of them had cancer, there was no way the other one was going to let her sibling go through it alone.

A moving video was posted to Facebook on Saturday, 16 May of the Auckland woman shaving her hair in solidarity with her twin sister who was undergoing treatment for leukaemia.

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