Grab the tissues! These
selfless medics fulfilling the wishes of this dying dad will have you in tears.
Chris Shaw from Perth
in Australia was dying of an aggressive form of stomach cancer. Ambulance
personnel were driving Chris home from the hospital to die when he requested to
see the beach one last time, Mirror
They complied and took
the dad of four on a detour to his beloved Burns Beach in Perth.
Sadly, Chris died on 31
Now, a year after his
passing, his wife, Kylie Shaw, has said she’s grateful to the ambulance
personnel, Jade McGlew and Jesse Roulston’s, for their kind gesture, Perth Now
“The tiniest gesture .
. . It’s not financial, it’s not monetary, it’s not anything in your hand . . .
it was just one quick question and out in the fresh air for 20 minutes,” Kylie
said in her first interview since her husband’s death.
“They were our angels for
the day. They really did become our angels – and for that we’ll be eternally
“Seeing the ocean,
feeling the sun, the breeze . . . endless. Nothing would ever be able to
replace that . . . ever.”
Jade McGlew says she’s
glad that she was able to witness the moment.
“Seeing the family
again [since that day] has really come back and shown us how important it was
to them. I’m very grateful that we were a part of it,” Jade says.
Chris, who battled
cancer for 14 months, underwent seven rounds of chemotherapy, radiation and
surgery, The Sun
“RIP Shawry – we love and miss you every day!”
Kylie wrote on Facebook.
Sun, Mirror, Perth