Dying man's final wish granted: white wine and a cigarette

-

When Carsten Flemming Hansen checked into Aarhus University Hospital in Denmark last week, he probably didn’t know he wouldn’t be leaving. 

Doctors gave Carsten terrible news. He had a ruptured aortic aneurysm and was too sick for surgery. The internal bleeding would kill him within days, or possibly hours. 

That’s when Carsten made a final request to his nurse: A cigarette and a glass of white wine. 

Unfortunately that was against the hospital’s no smoking policy, but Carsten’s nurse Rikke Kvist did what any good nurse would do...and found a balcony.

This is where Carsten spent one of his final moments on earth...watching the sunset with his family…drinking his wine and smoking his cigarette.

Up Next:


Up Next

  • Dying man's final wish granted: white wine and a cigarette
  • Little boy cries as stepmom reads wedding vows to him
  • Could muscles be the key to staying young?
  • Texas woman's traffic stop ends with surprise proposal
  • Illinois county eliminates veteran homelessness
  • New survey reveals homeowners biggest regrets
  • Volunteers find dog that went missing after car crash
  • Study shows relationship between smelling food and weight gain
  • Could Universal Basic Income end poverty?
  • Wi-Fi users agree to clean toilets after clicking "ok"