CHICAGO, Illinois -- The Green outside Wrigley Field is an extension of the park that has brought fans together for more than a century, but on Sunday, that space became a wedding chapel for a couple of lifelong fans.
While most brides don't pass through security on their wedding day, Amy Hagerman happily did as she became the first to walk Gallagher Way to meet her husband, Garry.
"We just decided we wanted something casual," Amy said.
The Cubs have always been a special part of Amy and Garry's story. The pair originally met in middle school, but they fell in love when they reconnected nine years ago.
But for Amy and Garry, becoming husband and wife is about more than baseball. It's also about partnering in an ongoing battle with cancer.
"I've actually had three brain tumors, so I've been fighting this for 20 years," Garry said. "So this last February, unfortunately, I had a seizure, and when we got to the hospital and they checked me all out, it turned out to be glioblastoma, which is the most serious of all brain tumors."
"We thought about getting married, but it wasn't front of mind, but now with this in front of us, it's let's get married, let's share our love, let's do it so we can let everybody share and be part of it," Amy said.
"Love can really sneak up behind you and surprise you..don't take it for granted," Amy said.
Cancer patient and lifelong Cubs fan says "I do" to his true love at Wrigley field
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