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Dying mum taken to beach in hospital bed so she can watch sunset one last time - 3 months ago, 19 Feb 09:22

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This is the heart-breaking moment a dying mum was taken to the beach in her hospital bed so she could watch the sunset one last time.

Brave Carmen Leon de la Barra was joined by her doting husband, Antonio, as her final wish was fulfilled in Sydney, Australia, last week.

Lying under a blanket, surrounded by loved ones, she was pictured gazing out at the ocean in the southern suburb of Brighton-Le-Sands.

Her family had worked with kind-hearted New South Wales paramedics and a cancer charity to get her to the beach for a final time.

And just two days later, Carmen died from bowel cancer.

The mother and grandmother, originally from Chile, had been receiving treatment in a palliative care unit before her death.

Daughter Tatiana Salloum told Australia's Daily Telegraph that her mother was "so happy" during her last trip out on Wednesday.

She said she managed ...
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