Young Boy's Cancer No Match for True Love

'She is kinda like the real Snow White'
By Michael Harthorne,  Newser Staff
Posted Nov 19, 2015 7:03 PM CST
Young Boy's Cancer No Match for True Love
David Spisak Jr. and his sister.   (Screenshot)

After their 8-year-old son David was diagnosed with cancer for the fourth time in his short life, his parents decided to stop treatment and let him be a normal kid for the time he had left, WTKR reports. Little did the Spisaks know what a major life event David would be able to fit into his remaining months: true love. According to ABC News, David was briefly well enough to go back to school in September. That's when he found a connection with 7-year-old Ayla. "She kinda looks like Snow White," he tells WTKR. "Actually, she is kinda like the real Snow White because she is so kind to everybody, especially me because she loves me." David didn't waste any time making it official. "In art class, I told her I liked her, and she just had a surprised face so we started dating," he says.

After David was pulled out of school again, his class sent him get-well cards, ABC reports. A lot of those cards came from Ayla. The Spisaks arranged a date between David and his new girlfriend, and they met for bowling, with David bringing a teddy bear and flowers for Ayla. According to WTKR, Ayla pushed David around in his wheelchair, helped him bowl, and gave him his first kiss—on the cheek. David even stood up and walked for the first time in a month during the date. "They just wanted to be together," mom Amber Spisak tells ABC. “We never thought he was going to ever experience this because his time is so limited, but we saw it and it's real." (More uplifting news stories.)

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