Terminally ill patient married on Fulton County Courthouse steps

(Fulton County Probate Court)

Fulton County officials went above and beyond to help a couple dealing with terminal cancer Tuesday.

The Fulton County Probate Court shared a photo of a special wedding outside the Fulton County Courthouse steps.

According to officials, the wedding was the urgent wish of a terminal cancer patient who wanted to get married before major surgery.

"With the support of the Sheriff, we married them outside on the courthouse steps," the court said on Twitter.

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