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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)

Impromptu wedding at Willmar hospital ensures mother shares in celebration

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WILLMAR -- Thirteen months shy of her August 2011 wedding date, Kierre Nelson had an impressive handle on her wedding preparation: venue was booked, bridesmaids' dresses were ordered, and centerpieces had been pre-assembled with the help of Nelson's mother, Patricia.


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