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    This Couple Had The Perfect Winter Wedding After Learning The Bride’s Cancer Had Spread

    "It was a beautiful day celebrating two people that are so in love and who wanted to be married.

    Trevor and Charlotte Garland planned to get married this summer, but they had to move up their wedding date after learning that her cancer had spread. So family and local businesses pitched in to give them a perfect winter wedding in Prince Edward Island.

    Nicole MacKay

    Local photographer Nicole MacKay donated her services, and she recruited two videographers and a supplier of decorations who helped make the day special for the couple.

    "The ceremony was one of the most beautiful I have ever been to," MacKay wrote on her blog.

    MacKay's full-time job is as a radiation therapist at the P.E.I. Cancer Treatment Centre, but she does wedding photos as a side business. She told BuzzFeed Canada Charlotte's sister reached out to her about photographing the wedding. That's when she decided to donate her services.

    "Growing up in a small place like PEI, it is the natural thing to do, to help people," MacKay said. "To be honest, it wasn't a day focusing on Charlotte's illness, it was a beautiful day celebrating two people that are so in love and who wanted to be married."

    Nicole MacKay

    The couple had planned to buy simple rings in order save money, according to MacKay. But then Trevor showed up at the hospital one day and surprised Charlotte. He told her to close her eyes and slipped a diamond ring on her finger.

    Nicole MacKay
    Nicole MacKay

    "As Charlotte was telling me this story, chills were sent through my body," MacKay wrote. "This is what we call true love."

    "From the dress, to Trevor's father bringing everyone coffee because we were outside in the cold getting pictures done, it all made for a flawless day," MacKay said.

    Nicole MacKay
    Nicole MacKay

    "Not only did Charlotte make such a gorgeous and glowing bride, but she is one of the strongest individuals I have ever met!" MacKay wrote.

    Nicole MacKay

    The couple had their first dance to "You" by Chris Young.

    Nicole MacKay

    Beautiful.

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