Ever since she was a little girl, Lexi Verge has dreamed of the day she would go wedding dress shopping with her mother.
At only 19 years old, Verge thought it would be years before that day finally arrived.
That all changed, however, when Verge and her family received some devastating news last August. Her mother, Wendy, was diagnosed with Stage 4 pancreatic cancer.
In order to spend as much time with her mom as possible, Verge took the next year off from school at the University of Saskatchewan.
After a difficult year that saw her mother undergo 13 rounds of aggressive chemotherapy, Verge said her mother decided she couldn’t do it anymore and discontinued the treatment in April.
“We thought she would start getting stronger again but she just kept getting worse and weaker and sicker,” Verge told CTVNews.ca during a phone interview from Prince Albert, Sask. on …