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5-Year-Old With Terminal Cancer "Marries" Her Best Friend

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We've shared stories before about people with a short time to live and threw caution to the wind to tackle their bucket list, and even stories about couples who rushed to say "I do" before it was too late. But this story, about a little girl from Scotland named Eileidh Paterson, definitely takes the cake. The 5-year-old is battling neuroblastoma, a nervous system cancer that affects children. While Eileidh's family raised money for her to travel to America for treatment, sadly they now know that her condition is terminal.

With the time they have left, they want to make Eileid's life richer, by crossing off a list of things she's always wanted to try.

Eileidh has already swam with mermaids, but she's still waiting to swim with dolphins and visit a waterpark (it seems she really enjoys swimming). Other items on her list include getting a bedroom makeover, seeing snow, and a trip to Disneyland.

But the very first thing on her list was to marry her best friend, 6-year old Harrison Grier. Eileidh calls Harrison her 'boyfriend,' and told her nurses they would get married someday, so their parents made it possible before it was too late.

“I think he knew what was going on," Harrison's father Billy said, "he certainly knew how important it was to her and wanted to do whatever he could for her."

Click the next page to see photos of Eileidh's dream wedding!

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