Today, love stories can seem reserved for romantic comedies or sappy daytime dramas. That is, until you meet Morton and Sandra Saffer. Their story is one for the movies—even after Mort, a West Point graduate, was diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 1997, Sandra says their story was straight out of An Officer and a Gentleman. During groundbreaking treatments at the University of Colorado Cancer Center, Mort became one of the oldest recipients of a bone marrow transplant at the time and through it all, Sandy stood by his side.
Read Morton and Sandra’s story