"When I moved back home to Chicago, John — who thought Jason and I were perfect for each other — set us up on a blind date.By the end of dinner, I knew I wanted to marry him."Rosenthal said the purpose of her essay was to create a "general profile" for her husband, including all the things she loves about him -- even though she, herself, has never dabbled in online dating."I have never been on Tinder, Bumble or e Harmony," she wrote."No wonder the word cancer and cancel look so similar."In her essay, Rosenthal details her beautiful love story with her husband, who she describes as an "easy man to fall in love with.
Sierra and Dustin said their I dos last week in a heartbreakingly beautiful wedding attended by their family and friends—and an entire community that came together to help make Dustin's dream a reality.He is fit and enjoys keeping in shape."Rosenthal also points out that her husband is extremely useful around the house, a much sought after trait."If our home could speak, it would add that Jason is uncannily handy.On the subject of food — man, can he cook," she wrote.You are such a blessing for the work you do.”RELATED: 'No dog should die alone': Photographer promotes senior pet adoption Louann Van Koevering is pictured with one of her miniature schnauzers."I think my mom held on for so long to make sure everyone who needed her was taken care of," said Van Koevering's daughter, Kristine Lang.The group operates in western Michigan without a facility but with a small network of foster homes that welcomes animals when their human owners become too sick to care for them.She wanted to keep the schnauzers herself, but she knew she and her husband couldn’t handle it — they both have busy jobs and a house full of kids, grandkids and two large dogs.“It was pretty stressful because I couldn’t find a rescue group that would take animals from residential homes — they only would take dogs from shelters,” said Lang, who lives in Grand Rapids, Michigan.They ultimately got adopted by two different families who were happy to provide updates about how they were doing.Best-selling children's author Amy Krouse Rosenthal and her husband of 26 years, Jason, received some tragic news on September 5, 2015.In a heartbreaking essay for the New York Times Love column, the mother of three reveals that she was diagnosed with terminal ovarian cancer after going to the emergency room with symptoms she accredited to "no-biggie" appendicitis."So many plans instantly went poof," she wrote.And thanks to the community's generous donations, an entire wedding with all the trimmings was put together in just a matter of days.See more: This Engaged Couple Who Declared They Would Get Married in Preschool Is the Sweetest Story You'll Hear Today Despite his painful aliments and being in hospice care, the groom stood for the ceremony and even danced to Ed Sheeran's "Perfect" with his bride.