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One last memory: a bittersweet day

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JEANNETTE, PA (WPXI) - A Pennsylvania couple is preparing to create one final happy family memory with their dying son.

Sean Stevenson and Christine Swidorsky will be married this weekend.

Their 2-year-old son Logan, terminally ill with a rare blood disease, will serve as the best man.

While Logan spends his final days resting in his parents' Jeannette home, family members are planning an impromptu backyard wedding. Saturday's nuptials will be bittersweet for Stevenson and Christine Swidorsky, who have a tiny suit ready for their son.

"We want Logan in our family pictures, and we want him to see his mother and dad get married," Swidorsky said.

With only fleeting moments left, Logan's parents nixed plans for a July 2014 wedding. Instead, he will serve as best man, and Swidorsky will carry him down the aisle on Saturday.

"It hurts so bad because Logan is such a loving child ... when I cry he wipes my tears away," Swidorsky said. "Logan is a mama's boy."

Logan's tumultuous life began on Oct. 22, 2010.

At 14 months, he was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia and had a stem cell transplant in July 2012. Several months later, Logan was diagnosed with a kidney tumor. In March, a kidney was removed.

Tents and other services have been donated for the ceremony and reception that will dually serve as a celebration of Logan's life.

Swidorsky's daughter Isabella Johns, 13, will be a bridesmaid and the couple's 1-year-old daughter, Savannah, will be the flower girl.

About 100 guests are expected for Saturday's celebration.

Read more at WPXI's website.

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