Boy battling cancer proposes to favorite nurse

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SAN DIEGO -- Five-year-old Gideon "Iron" Robinson, a patient at Rady Children's Hospital, is battling leukemia -- but not alone.

Fighting on his side are family, friends, doctors -- and nurse "Tall Sarah," to whom he has especially grown close. In a proposal that brought the staff to tears, Gideon asked Sarah to marry him.

Smiling from ear to ear, Sarah agreed to be his hospital wife.

"I want to make her laugh 'cause she thinks I'm such a funny boy," Gideon told KTLA.

Gideon's mother recorded the proposal and the minutes leading up to the the big question:

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