Brian Nicholson thought Brooke Geahan was the most beautiful woman he had ever met. He also knew that she was very ill.

Long before he joined Brooke Geahan at the altar, Brian Nicholson fully understood the meaning of the "in sickness and in health" part of the wedding vows. For most of their courtship, Geahan was so ill the "in health" portion was in question.

The two met in December 2014 at the home of a mutual friend in the Catskills. Geahan, now 40, was then battling Lyme disease, so along with warm clothes she also packed liquid antibiotics and

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