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Wife, mother who lost cancer battle grants Christmas wish to her family after death

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An Iowa man received an unforgettable Christmas gift from the grave.
         
Brenda Schmitz passed away of ovarian cancer in September of 2011.
         
A month before she died, she wrote a letter to an Iowa radio station that awards Christmas wishes.
         
But she asked a friend to deliver it when her husband, David, had fallen in love again.
         
He is now engaged and all three of Brenda's wishes were granted by the station and local sponsors. They include a weekend of pampering for David's fiancé, a trip to Disney World for the extended family of 8, and a night of drinks and dinner for medical workers who treated Brenda.

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