A Mother's Last Wish
As Becky Swales's three daughters planned their weddings, their mother was battling breast cancer. One thing was crucial to all four family members: Swales needed to see her girls get married.
A triple wedding was planned for late October, but when Swales's condition began to worsen quickly, the wedding was moved up to last Sunday. The sisters said their vows with their mother in the church's front pew.
The next day, Becky Swales died.
We're remembering this mother's last wish, as well as the lives of all who have died of breast cancer. Read the stories of Swales's last days, then visit our
Breast Cancer Memorial Site
to honor others who fought this terrible disease.
Becky Swales' lifelong dream was to have all three of her daughters get married. The 43-year-old mom watched from the front pew as her husband, Otis Swales, walked their girls - Sarah, Kaylee, and Jodie - down the aisle. She was the most beautiful person I knew, and I bet she is the most ...
After learning that their mother may only have a few months to live, three sisters decided to plan a last-minute triple wedding. All three girls happened to be engaged at the same time. They opted to marry at the same time to ensure that their mother, Becky, will be there to see them walk down ...
This year, more than 1.5 million will be diagnosed with breast cancer. Hundreds of thousands will die. Join us in remembering those who battled breast cancer, as well as family, friends and others that worked to save lives, raise awareness, find a cure or eliminate causes of the disease.