True love: Man refuses to leave sick wife's side
Jon Newman promised his wife that he would stand by her in sickness and in health, and when his wife was diagnosed with thyroid cancer last October, this vow became more important than ever. After receiving radiation therapy, Marci's immune system was so weakened that she had to be kept in complete isolation. But this didn't stop Jon from staying as close to her side as possible:
My mom has to stay in her room in isolation for her cancer radiation so my dad set up a desk at her door to keep her company and I'm crying pic.twitter.com/rucH9HfDvk
— kenna (@mackenna_newman) April 14, 2017
Their 17-year-old daughter Mackenna captured the moment and posted a photo on Twitter.
So lucky to go to homecoming with the love of my life pic.twitter.com/rDU6P4VWnp
— kenna (@mackenna_newman) October 2, 2016
"Jon goes to every doctor’s appointment, every blood test, every surgery, every radiation. And, as you can see, if he can’t be by my side he is as close as he can get!" explained Marci. It's this endless love from her husband and the rest of her family that gives Marci the strength to continue her battle against cancer.