Cancer survivor gets engaged to nurse who helped in treatment

Two years after she was diagnosed with brain cancer, a local woman became engaged Sunday to one of the nurses who helped with her treatment.

Viewer video captured the moment that Jim McDougall proposed to Maureen Tait near Boathouse Row.

The couple got engaged after this year's Race for Hope Philadelphia - an event to raise awareness about brain tumors.

Two years ago, Maureen was diagnosed with a brain tumor.

A few months after she was treated at Riddle Memorial Hospital, she reconnected with Jim, one of her nurses, on Facebook.

On Sunday, he asked Maureen to be his bride.

"I was like, 'If you can like me when I am sitting in the hospital like that, I guess I did pretty good.'" said Maureen.

"I got extremely lucky. I am not gonna lie, I did," said Jim.

The couple wore t-shirts that said FOMO - which stands for "for Maureen" - and Team Tangerine - because her brain tumor was the size of a tangerine.

Today Maureen is cancer free.
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