Mother's final wish fulfilled (video)

Written by: mottaman | 17 Jul 2017 12:09
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17 Jul 2017 12:09

Sometimes, stories such as these can help restore your faith in humanity.

A mother dying of breast cancer got her wish to see her daughter graduate from school and officials went out of their way to bring the ceremony to her hospital room.

Patricia Parrotte, 55, was diagnosed with triple negative breast cancer and a rare autoimmune disease in November 2016.  

After extensive testing, chemotherapy, a mastectomy and other forms of treatment, doctors determined that Parrotte's condition was terminal.

Her family became worried that she would not be able to see her youngest daughter's graduation.  

So officials from Champlain Valley Technical Center in Plattsburgh, and Saranac schools worked together and brought the graduation to Parrotte's bedside at the University of Vermont Medical Center in Burlington on June 7.

An emotional video of the special ceremony shows the teen wearing her graduation gown as she hugs and kisses her 55-year-old mother before she is presented with her diploma and a trophy by school officials.

After receiving her diploma, she opens the diploma cover to show her mother before hugging and kissing her for a second time as her husband sits next to her bedside.  

'It was a miracle in every sense of the word. We couldn't have asked for it to go any better,' her family wrote in a post.

Parrotte tragically died two days after the ceremony inside her hospital room. 

'Nobody in the room will ever forget this incredible moment, and we want to share it with the world,' the family wrote. 

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