This is the emotional moment a bride made a surprise visit to her sister in hospital on the way to her wedding because she was too ill to make it to the ceremony.
Tear-jerking footage shows Rebecca Alexander cuddling sister Vanessa Erickson, who is battling a serious infection in hospital after undergoing life saving surgery.
Vanessa, 22, was diagnosed with Crohn’s disease a few months ago and had surgery to remove her bowel at the end of last year.
She is now suffering with an infection as a result of the surgery and is too ill to attend her sister’s wedding .
So Rebecca, 32, decided she would surprise her at the Queen’s Medical Centre, where she has been for ten weeks.
The family have ensured Vanessa won’t miss out on the ceremony – and are live-streaming it directly into her hospital room.
“I was more nervous coming to see her than my actual wedding, Rebecca told the Nottingham Post .
“I suggested to come in ages ago but not in my dress, then I thought about how surprised she would be with it on.
“We were still hoping Nessie could come until the last minute, but she is just too ill.
“She rapidly declined this week so it would have been too much. Read more from the source