Lucas D'Onofrio, 24, proposed to 21-year-ol Tamara Bruzzo in her hospital room after her last day of chemotherapy, and it was absolutely beautiful.
After being rushed to the hospital the day before Valentine's Day, Tamara "was diagnosed with Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma on my birthday, February 24th, 2015," Lucas said in an email to BuzzFeed. She then had to go through six 96-hour-long infusion sessions.
After creating a bouquet of 100 roses by hand, printing out 60 photos of Tamara, buying 100 flameless candles, and getting 60 balloons, he was ready for the big moment.
Tamara had decorated her hospital room for a party for the moment she walked out of her chemotherapy session, but Lucas and his family completely brought those decorations to a whole new level, while someone distracted her outside.
The moment arrived. "She came all the way to me holding her IV machine where I was standing with the bouquet of roses and that's when I proceeded to say something nice, romantic, and cheesy, as I choked and tried to hold back a tear or two," Lucas said.
"We are sure this is her last chemo, her mass went down in size by 70% after her second chemo session," Lucas said.
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