On Saturday they marry, their love stronger than cancer
WHEN Clint Skene thinks about his impending wedding on Saturday, his mind fills with the image of his happy, glowing bride, Raphael.
"Raph has always been one to wear her heart on her sleeve - I guarantee all day she's going to need waterproof mascara," the 30-year-old says.
"She's dealing with a base level of pain medication at the moment, but I don't think she's going to need it on Saturday - she's going to be so full of endorphins and joy."
Raphael Lindquist, 29, jazz singer, high school teacher and dark chocolate lover, has stage three metastatic bowel cancer.
Told just days ago stage two chemotherapy was no longer working, she and Clint cancelled their Montville honeymoon and are preparing to move to Melbourne for a trial treatment.
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