Teenage Son Fulfils Mom's Last Wish By Arranging His High School Graduation At The Hospital Chapel
On 21st May 2018
Stephanie Northcott after losing her daughter to the disease with which she was herself fighting, wanted to experience her teenage son Dalton's high school graduation before her death. Dalton with the help of friends, family, hospital staff, his teachers and principal made his mother's last wish come true in a unique way.
#1 Stephanie Wanted To Be A Part Of Her Son's Graduation Ceremony
Life does not go on forever and death is a bitter reality. For Stephanie, this bitter reality was going to come true a bit earlier than it should. Like every other parent, Stephanie wanted to be a part of every important event of her children's lives. Stephanie Northcott was diagnosed with a rare form of cancer which is a genetically linked disease, Lynch syndrome. The young mom was diagnosed with the rare form of this disease in 2015 and she was informed by her doctors that her time is running out.
#2 Stephanie Lost Her Daughter To The Same Disease
Stephanie lost her daughter to the same disease and with her only son left, she didn't want to miss out on his life. And like a parent of every other teenager, her biggest wish was to see her son's high school graduation ceremony. Her son Dalton was a senior at Hall High School in Knoxville— 200 miles away from Memphis Baptist East hospital, where his mother was being monitored.
#3 Dalton Was Set On Making His Mother's Last Wish Come True
Unfortunately for Stephanie, she could not be transferred to Knoxville to experience the ceremony. But Dalton was set on making his mother's last wish come true. So in order to make the dream come true, Dalton made a plan with help from friends, family and hospital staff and with everyone's help the teenager brought the graduation ceremony to the hospital's chapel.
#4 Dalton Along With His 20 Friends Graduated Infront Of Stephanie In The Hospital's Chapel
On the night of the big day, Dalton set out to make the plan come true and along with his 20 friends who also wanted to graduate with Dalton to pay their last respects to Stephanie gathered together in the hospital chapel wearing their robes and hats. Stephanie was surrounded by students, football players, teachers, school staff, teachers and family all their to support Stephanie and make her last wish most memorable for her.