“My breathing is pretty crappy and I see you are in the hospital. I’m sorry. I know it sucks!…But you just gotta stay strong,” she wrote to him. For their first date, the couple rode the roller coasters at Kings Island amusement park a few hours away in Ohio. The couple wed less than two years later and they were relatively healthy for the next few years. They even bought a house in Flemingsburg. “We did stuff; we had fun. It was like something out of a fairy tale,” Katie confessed to the media.
Both had lung transplant. After, Dalton developed lymphoma and recently was hospitalized in Missouri with pneumonia and a viral infection. Katie’s transplant never worked well. They celebrated the fifth wedding anniversary on July 16. People knowing their story think it was like in the “.Fault in Our Stars.” It was a love story, a life story or simply just life.