This Husband Gave His Wife 500 Roses On Her Last Day Of Chemo & It's The Sweetest Thing Ever

The most romantic thing anyone's ever done for me is bring me a bundle of bodega flowers, and take the time to peel off the $5.99 price tag. So obviously when I heard about this story where a husband gave his wife 500 roses upon the completion of her chemo treatment, I was like, yes. Yes! That's how it's done, sir! Romance is still alive and well, somewhere.

Granted, I've never exactly deserved 500 roses — I've never conquered cancer, won the Olympics, or saved someone's life, so I'm not complaining. Rather, applauding Brad Bousquet for treating his wife Alissa like the princess, superhero survivor she is.

And what's most amazing about this generous act, is that the gesture was not just a gifting of flowers that are too many to keep. Brad reached out to all of Alissa's friends and family and asked them to purchase a rose for $10, sending the proceeds to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation. Alissa was diagnosed with stage two breast cancer last winter and has spent the last year of her life in constant treatment.

When Alissa's friends and family pooled together more money than Brad had ever hoped to raise, she was overwhelmed with the support and love that surrounded her. And like any good husband of the millennial age, Brad caught it all on tape as Alissa's friends and family came into the chemo treatment room with boxes and boxes of flowers. Clearly they were too many to take home, so on the way out after Alissa was officially finished with her chemo, she and her husband passed out the flowers to other patients, spreading their love all around the hospital. Brad tells Bustle:

You can check out the sweetness here:

To caption the video, Brad let everyone know what he was up to:

There's something very inspiring about people who manage to put on a brave attitude in the face of adversity. Cancer might have put a strain on Alissa's health, but as you can see in the video, her spirits are bright and her love is strong. These are the kinds of love stories that make us believe in the fairytale kind of love we grew up having people tell us were not real.

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