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A Pennsylvania teen with terminal cancer has married the love of his life with the help of his thoughtful community.

Luke Blanock, 18, tied the knot with his high school sweetheart, Natalie Britvich, on Feb. 19 in a 200-person ceremony put on by the people of Canonsburg, Pennsylvania, ABC News reports.

“One of my favorite moments of the evening was Natalie and Luke’s first dance,” wedding planner, Ashley Cyprowski, tells PEOPLE. “Just seeing the way the two of them looked at one another and how each was just absolutely glowing made the day very real. You could see the love between them, and that is what this day was all about.”

In December 2013, the high school baseball and basketball star was diagnosed with Ewing’s Sarcoma, a rare bone cancer, and during the last few years he has undergone 24 rounds of chemotherapy, over 100 radiation treatments and two surgeries. But one month after learning his illness had spread and become terminal, he proposed to Britvich, and the pair said “I do” just one month after that.


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