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Health & FitWhen mom in hospital couldn't attend daughter's graduation, they brought the ceremony to her

19:06  22 may  2019
19:06  22 may  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

High school senior fulfills his dream of graduating days before his death

High school senior fulfills his dream of graduating days before his death Dakota Johnson, a high school senior from Johnson City, Tennessee, received his diploma in a special graduation ceremony just days before his death after a long fight with Duchenne muscular dystrophy. Dakota Johnson had been enrolled in homebound schooling through the Johnson City school district since he was in seventh grade. He told teacher Allison Russell he had two goals for his senior year -- to go to the prom and to graduate from Science Hill High School, according to CNN affiliate WJHL in Johnson City. He accomplished the latter.

She was going to miss her daughter ' s graduation from Kenwood High School in Clarksville; nurses from Vanderbilt — where she is getting treatment — teamed with her daughter to surprise her with a graduation in After the ceremony , the pair walked hand in hand for a lap around the hospital floor.

A mom got to see her daughter graduate high school just in the nick of time. She wasn' t going to be able to make it to her daughter , Samantha' s graduation ceremony , but teachers made it possible for Samantha to get her diploma two weeks early at the hospital where her mother was being cared for.

When mom in hospital couldn't attend daughter's graduation, they brought the ceremony to her© Courtney Pedroza/The Tennessean Jaszmon Perez takes her mother, Bridget Perez, on a lap around the hospital floor during a special graduation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Bridget Perez, 36, is on ECMO waiting for a lung transplant and wouldn't have been able to attend the graduation.

Bridget Perez wiped tears rolling down her cheeks around the oxygen tube helping her breathe. In a cap and gown, her daughter, Jaszmon, walked through the hallway lined with applauding Vanderbilt University Medical Center staff and into Perez's arms.

Bridget Perez, 36, has been hospitalized for over 40 days as she waits for a lung transplant . She was going to miss her daughter's graduation from Kenwood High School in Clarksville, Tenn.;  nurses from Vanderbilt — where she is getting treatment — teamed with her daughter to surprise her with a graduation in her hospital room.

Teen with muscular dystrophy graduates from high school just days before his death

Teen with muscular dystrophy graduates from high school just days before his death He had been home-schooled since seventh grade due to the genetic disorder.

Our mom ' s health continued to spiral out of control, and on June 5th she was admitted to the hospital when she In the video you can see her fight to watch her daughter graduate . It was a miracle that she was able to wake up enough for the ceremony before falling into a permanent state of My sister wants to share this video to help bring awareness to the sicknesses our mother fought through.

So, they brought the ceremony to her hospital bedside. When Patty was too sick to leave her hospital room, daughter Samantha brought her high school graduation to her mom . A dying mom got her wish when she was able to see her son graduate high school from her hospital bed.

The mother and daughter held hands as Kenwood Principal Marcus Heaston delivered the address at a podium borrowed from the fifth-floor conference room. Jaszmon Perez, who will attend Austin Peay State University, was handed her diploma in front of four generations of her family.

Couple Who Met at Hospital as Kids Are Now Married With a Daughter

Couple Who Met at Hospital as Kids Are Now Married With a Daughter Emily and Cameron Kohlman met as children when they were both getting surgery for the same condition at Johns Hopkins Hospital in Baltimore. "I was born with a rare birth defect called bladder exstrophy and that has made me a lot of who I am today and definitely has changed my life for the better," Emily told the British news agency SWNS. Doctors thought both of them should heal together after going through bladder neck reconstruction. "We became quick friends and we were both confined to wagons the whole time, for the majority of time we were there recovering from the surgery," Emily said.

Her daughter died of the same disease in 2010 at just 20 years old. Northcott’ s only son, Dalton, is currently wrapping up his When the local community caught wind that Northcott was worried about missing Dalton’ s milestone, they worked together to organize a graduation ceremony at the hospital .

Before passing, however, she got to witness her daughter graduate high school when a private ceremony was held in her hospital room just a few days prior. Couple Gets Married In Hospital So Bride' s Dying Mom Could Attend - Продолжительность: 0:56 Inside Edition 27 895 просмотров.

At first, she debated not walking at graduation because her mother wouldn’t be there. The chance to share the moment changed her mind.

“It meant a lot to me because I got to graduate with my mom,” Jaszmon said. “I’ve come so far, and she’s brought me so far.”

When mom in hospital couldn't attend daughter's graduation, they brought the ceremony to her© Courtney Pedroza/The Tennessean Jaszmon Perez takes her mother, Bridget Perez, on a lap around the hospital floor during a special graduation at Vanderbilt University Medical Center Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Nashville, Tenn. Bridget Perez, 36, is on ECMO waiting for a lung transplant and wouldn't have been able to attend the graduation.

After the ceremony, the pair walked hand in hand for a lap around the hospital floor. They were followed by Perez's ECMO machine, applauding family and the supportive nurses who made it all happen.

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