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Impromptu wedding at Rice ensures mother shares in celebration

Kierre Nelson, left, smiles at her mother, Patricia, during Kierre's wedding Monday to Jonathan Hedberg. Patricia's declining health led the couple to move up their nuptials and conduct the ceremony in the Garden Court at Rice Memorial Hospital in Willmar where Patricia has been undergoing treatment for cancer.(Submitted photo by Karen Fostervold)1 / 3
Kierre Nelson, left, and Jonathan Hedberg were married Monday. The couple also has plans for a ceremony next summer. (Submitted photo by Karen Fostervold)2 / 3
The Garden Court in Willmar's Rice Memorial Hospital serves as the site of a wedding Monday. Thanks in part to the efforts of various staff members, the wedding of Kierre Nelson and Jonathan Hedberg was pulled together in 24 hours. (Submitted photo by Karen Fostervold)3 / 3