Dying 2-year-old To Be Best Man For Parents

A 2-year-old boy with only weeks to live will serve as best man when his parents wed this weekend.


Sean Stevenson and Christine Swidorsky, of Jeannette, had planned to wed next year but decided to move the ceremony up to Saturday so their son, Logan, who has leukemia and other complications, could participate.

“We want Logan in our family pictures, and we want him to see his mother and dad get married,” Swidorsky said. Her 13-year-old daughter from a previous relationship, Isabella Johns, will be a bridesmaid, and the couple’s 1-year-old daughter, Savannah, will be the flower girl. The story was first reported by the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review.

Logan has Fanconi anemia, a rare disease that often causes cancer. He was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia at 14 months old and had a stem cell transplant a year ago. He lost one kidney to a tumor in March and now has a mass on his other kidney.

Last week, doctors told the couple the boy would live only two to three weeks more.

“It’ll be the hardest thing I’ll ever do, is bury my son,” Stevenson said. “You know it’s coming, and you can’t do anything about it.”

Family and friends have pitched in to organize the wedding, while Logan spends his last few days resting in his parents’ home.

Swidorsky said the couple expects about 100 people to attend the wedding.

“The best thing for Logan is to be home with his parents,” she said, adding doctors told the couple “he would be in more pain in the hospital.”

“I just am thankful that I am able to bring my son home and have time with him and hold him before he goes,” Stevenson said. “So, in that sense, I feel lucky that I at least get to say goodbye to my son … and tell him it’s going to be OK.”

Source: Yahoo!



5 Responses to Dying 2-year-old To Be Best Man For Parents

  1. K6OHO6CA56 says:

    973774 233414As soon as I found this web site I went on reddit to share some of the love with them. 120084

  2. ladies man college says:

    926031 70329Good read, I just passed this onto a colleague who was performing some research on that. And he in fact bought me lunch as I identified it for him smile So let me rephrase that: Thank you for lunch! 827955

  3. Constance Pierre says:

    David, you don’t receive copies of your previous letters. As the letters go forward that selection may be in the hundreds. But if there’s a particular letter send us an email and maybe we can figure something out.

  4. dupe bamigboye says:

    I really felt for dis family, bury someone child is not a good thing but I pray if d boy eventually die may heaven console this parent in Jesus Name. This is sad story & there is nothing prayer can’t do.

  5. louis vuitton outlet handbags says:

    have her (handbag) all your daily life, claims Xavier Le Borgne, head of branded retail at Lancel. feel a bag is way more crucial for any woman than jewellery. It way more personal.
    louis vuitton outlet handbags http://www.townwalworthny.com/rec.htm

Leave a Reply

Please use your real name instead of you company name or keyword spam.