Devon Still Marries Asha Joyce After Daughter Leah Beats Cancer

Posted: May 14 2016, 5:54am CDT | by , in News | Latest Celebrity News


Devon Still Marries Asha Joyce After Daughter Leah Beats Cancer
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  • Devon Still and Asha Joyce Get Their Happy Ending After Leah’s Battle with Cancer Ends

Devon Still and Asha Joyce tie the knot after two years keeping true to the promise that Ben’s daughter Leah will be the flower girl after her battle with cancer.

It’s not easy, having a child get diagnosed with a terminal disease. The pain felt by Texans football player Devon Still is immerse when his daughter Leah was diagnosed with neuroblastoma. It is the most frequently diagnosed cancer among children. Leah was given a 50/50 chance by the doctors.

Devon put his wedding plans with Asha Joyce on hold. They wanted Leah to be the flower girl for the wedding. So they decided to delay the wedding indefinitely until Leah was better.

After battling cancer for two years, Leah finally defeated her disease. She was finally discharged from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia in January, cancer-free.

A toast from baby girl #stillinlove2016 #theknotdreamwedding

A video posted by Devon Still (@man_of_still91) on

It was great news on its own, only doubled by Devon and Asha moving ahead with their wedding. Devon’s wedding was picked for The Knots Dream Wedding.

#theknotdreamwedding #stillinlove2016

A photo posted by Devon Still (@man_of_still91) on

The couple allowed the fans to vote for everything involved in the wedding. Asha even picked out four dresses for which the fans voted for their favorite. The wedding was held at the New York Public Library covered with glass and floral pieces from 18 different states.

Devon posted a picture on Instagram with Leah along with a heartfelt message. He wrote that Leah had changed his life ever since she had been born. He said that he had hoped to teach her a lot of things but she had taught him a lot more. He added that she was his inspiration and his light. 

Everyday I'm thankful

A photo posted by Devon Still (@man_of_still91) on

It was a beautiful post, made more beautiful with ceremony itself. Leah walked down the aisle as the flower girl followed by the bride and groom who descended different staircases before coming together down the aisle.

The ceremony was officiated by Devon’s mother, reported People. Devon included Leah in his vows as well and it was beautiful. The couple presented Leah with a beautiful bracelet which she accepted with excitement.

They headed to the dance floor where the new family danced jive on Uptown Funk. It was an amazing wedding and Leah’s smiles brought an aura of hope and light to the whole ceremony. 

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