The same month a woman was supposed to see the Backstreet Boys play live, she was diagnosed with cancer.

Now her family is thanking the nursing staff for going above and beyond for her on the day she was meant to go to the concert, but couldn’t because of her treatments.

According to People, 36-year-old Amanda Coley and her sister 25-year-old Maggie Kingston were gifted tickets to see the Backstreet Boy in concert for Christmas. But when Maggie learned her sister wouldn’t be able to attend after she was diagnosed with Leukemia on August 1, she said she wouldn’t be attending either:

“We found out about three weeks ago that [Coley] had leukemia. She was like, ‘So I can’t go to the Backstreet Boys concert?’ That was the first thing she said. She was crying. Both of us are huge fans. She told me I should go. But I said, ‘I’m not gonna go if you don’t go!'”

Maggie said that since her sister couldn’t attend the concert, they wanted to bring the party to her.

Publicado por Maggie Mayes Kingston en Domingo, 25 de agosto de 2019

As People reports, along with Coley’s four kids, the family and Coley’s friend, Celena Townsend, planned a surprise get together for Coley in her hospital room:

“It was my idea to go up there and play music and eat junk food. [Coley’s] son Mason made these little invitations and we asked the nurse to pass them out to the other nurses on the floor. We just wanted them to stop by and say hi.”

But as the video shows, the nurses did much more than just stop by.

Instead, they performed two of the Backstreet Boys most popular songs, “Everybody”:

Publicado por Maggie Mayes Kingston en Miércoles, 21 de agosto de 2019

And “I Want It That Way”:

Publicado por Maggie Mayes Kingston en Miércoles, 21 de agosto de 2019

Kingston told People that watching the joy on Coley’s face as the nurses performed for her brought tears to her eyes:

“I was crying! It was really emotional. We didn’t expect it. We were just in awe. Amanda danced with them! She was in heaven. She said it was really cool and emotional. She shed a couple happy tears.”

The sister said she can’t believe how far the videos have spread, especially after they reached Backstreet Boys frontman, Nick Carter.

Nick wrote on Twitter:

We missed you last night Amanda! Looks (and sounds) like you have a great team helping you get better. We’re thinking of you and sending you love. To the nurses of Northside Cancer Center, thank you for all you do!!

Kingston said that between the party and the tweet, Coley’s day was made and her spirits have been lifted. Amazing.

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