Story behind viral video of dying man’s wedding re-told on TV

Hazzy and Liezel Go during the actual wedding ceremony at PGH last June
Hazzy and Liezel Go during the actual wedding ceremony at PGH last June

ABS-CBN’s “Maalaala Mo Kaya” will share this Saturday (July 26) the inspiring love story of Hazzy and Liezel Go which the whole world witnessed through their touching wedding video. It now has almost 12 million views on YouTube a month after it was uploaded.

Discover in “MMK” the story behind that viral video dubbed as the “heartbreaking wedding” of Hazzy, a 29-year-old patient diagnosed with advanced stage 4 liver cancer, and his girlfriend of four years, Liezel. Know why they had to rush tying the knot while Hazzy was confined in the hospital.

Can eternal love blossom when your beloved’s days are numbered?

Watch the original video of Rowden (Hazzy) and Lizel Go’s wedding at PGH below.

Portraying Hazzy and Liezel in the upcoming “MMK” episode are Carlo Aquino and Kaye Abad.

Also part of the episode are Janice de Belen, Mico Aytona, Aldred Gatchalian, Shey Bustamante, DM Sevilla, and Erin Ocampo. It is directed by Nuel Crisostomo Naval and written by Denise O’Hara and Arah Jell Badayos. “MMK” is led by business unit head Malou Santos and creative manager Mel Mendoza-del Rosario.

Capturing the hearts of Filipino viewers all over the world for the past 23 years, “Maalaala Mo Kaya” has legions of fans from different generations who cried, laughed, fell in love, and got inspired through the real-life narratives of the show’s letter-senders.

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