The last wish of dying man has been fulfilled after he was threatened with being kept from his wife of almost 50 years in his final days.
Matt Monschein, 71, was told by doctors last month that nothing else could be done for him in the final stages of pancreatic cancer.
He was then given the shattering news that he might be restricted in the time he spend with his wife of 46 years, Pat - as she was currently in hospital after having both legs amputated due to complications from diabetes.
The couple, from Lorain, were left devastated by the news that they might not be able to spend their last moments together at Grace Fairview Hospital in Cleveland, Ohio - because it did not offer the hospice care that Mr Monschein needed.
Neither could Mrs Monschein be looked after at a hospice because she needs round-the-clock care including dialysis.
One of the couple's two sons Mike Monschein told Fox 8: 'He’s going to get a drive-by, see mom two hours, and that’s how you end a 46-year marriage.'
He had appealed to local politicians, authorities and media outlets in the hope of bringing his parents back together.
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