Hospital helps perform wedding service as bride’s mother battles cancer

NDIANAPOLIS, IN (WISH) — A photo posted by a central Indiana hospital is going viral after staff planned a quick wedding for a woman whose mother is battling cancer.

Kristin Owens and her fiancé Brian Powers had their wedding set for February, but decided it needed to happen sooner.

This after Owens’ mother, Cheryl, was admitted to the I-U Health West Hospital intensive care unit.

In less than six hours, hospital staff pulled together a wedding for the couple.

The cafe provided a cake and punch and the marketing team acted as wedding photographers and videographers.

Click on the video to check out the heartwarming scene. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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