by A. Pawloski
The bride wore bejeweled Crocs. The unusual footwear helped steady Christina Anderson as she walked down the aisle this month without the help of a walker — a triumph three months after surgery to remove a golf-ball size brain tumor that suddenly destroyed her balance. “I was going to crawl down that aisle before I had to use the walker,” Anderson, 24, told TODAY. “It was not an option for me.” “That is a testament to her determination and will,” said Dr. Manish Sharma, her neurosurgeon at Mayo Clinic Health System in Mankato, Minnesota. “People who want to get better, they get better, regardless of the odds.”
Bride defeats brain tumor to see wedding day in Fairmont, Minn.
Context: Manish Sharma, M.B.B.S. is a Mayo Clinic Healthy System neurosurgeon.
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