Awws for days. A woman in Changsha, Hunan province knelt down beside her boyfriend’s bed and proposed to him on July 17 while he was in the Xiangya Hospital receiving treatment for acute leukemia, Xinhua reported.
Twenty-four-year-old Xiang Hua donned a wedding gown and popped the question to Li Zhen, her college sweetheart who was diagnosed with the illness in June.
The two met while studying in Guangzhou, Guangdong province, according to the report. Xiang said she’s spent her life savings to help cover Li’s treatment this past month and rented an apartment in walking distance of the hospital so that she could better care for him.
“He used to stand by my side all the time,” Xiang said, “now it’s my turn.”
Li said that his family already treated Xiang as his bride.
“My biggest dream is to see her in a wedding dress and posing for wedding photos, even if I’m not able to be in the pictures with her.”
…Excuse me while I wipe these PM2.5 particles from my eyes.