Florida Hospital helps cancer patient give wife surprise date
Staff helps transform hospital room into tea room for couple's anniversary
ORLANDO, Fla. – A 34-year-old father of three with stage four metastatic kidney cancer surprised his high-school sweetheart with a romantic date in a Florida Hospital Cancer Institute room that was transformed by a team of clinicians.
[Scroll below to watch the video ]
Hospital staff granted Lazaro Fonteboa his wish of taking his wife, Tracey, out on their wedding anniversary by transforming a hospital room into a quaint tea room with food donated from one of the couple's favorite restaurants, Infusion Tea.
"It was the perfect date," Laz said. "It was gorgeous and I couldn't ask for anything more. It's beyond special."
One hospital employee arranged a tuxedo for Laz, officials said. Another brought his flute to give the couple a private concert.
"In all that they're going through in dealing with this cancer…just to have a moment to themselves where they can actually be a husband and wife on a date," said radiation physicist Chris Warner.
Copyright 2014 by ClickOrlando.com. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.