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Terminally ill boy 'marries' mum in fairy tale ceremony to fulfill last wish

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Published : Aug 13, 2018, 10:19 am IST
Updated : Aug 13, 2018, 10:19 am IST

Logan Mountcastle, seven, was diagnosed with an incurable genetic disorder in December.

Logan was suffereing from Leukodystrophy, which affects the brain and nervous system, and told he has anywhere between three and 15 years left. (Photo: Pixabay)
 Logan was suffereing from Leukodystrophy, which affects the brain and nervous system, and told he has anywhere between three and 15 years left. (Photo: Pixabay)

A terminally ill boy saw his last wish come true when he ‘married’ his mum in a lavish Disney-themed wedding.

According to a story published in The Sun, Logan Mountcastle, seven, was diagnosed with an incurable genetic disorder in December and was all smiles when he tied the knot with mum in the pretend wedding.

 

Logan was suffereing from Leukodystrophy, which affects the brain and nervous system, and told he has anywhere between three and 15 years left.

Dozens of friends and family turned up to Gainsborough Liberal Club in Lincolnshire to witness the Beauty and the Beast-style event.

Logan, dressed as dashing prince, went down the aisle with Joelean, who said she was "overwhelmed" by the lovely day.

Speaking to Lincolnshire Live, Jolean, the mum, said that family and friends contributed to make the party a good event.

“We've got memories that we will always cherish,” she went on to add.

"He's always said that he wanted to marry mummy, which I thought was a bit bizarre, but he is never going to get the chance when he is older and he has certainly enjoyed himself,” she said.

 

Instead of reading traditional wedding vows, Joelean made a promise to Logan, telling him she would always keep him safe.

Methodist minister Louise Carr said, "Obviously it is not a wedding really, it's a family blessing and with promises to look after each other. It was privilege to be involved."

The family first noticed something might be wrong when Logan fell over last summer, started walking to one side and complained his "brain was hurting". While doctors initially said that nothing was wrong, an MRI scan eventually found him to be suffering from incurable Metachromatic Leukodystrophy (MLD).”

 

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