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The Real-Life Bucket List

Get your tissues out. Susan Spencer-Wendel was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig’s disease, an incurable illness, in 2011 and immediately thereafter decided to spend the rest of her life checking things off her bucket list—including taking her 14-year-old daughter to New York City to buy a dress for the wedding she won’t be able to attend.