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One of the only survivors of the Brazilian plane crash made a near-death plea that is melting the heart of every woman

Posted November 30

Of all the things that cross a person’s mind as death stares them in the face, this may be the strangest.

As the day goes on and more details are uncovered about the tragic airplane crash that killed 76 people (including a complete Brazilian soccer team), more heartbreaking stories are discovered.

A unique request

After the disastrous crash that killed nearly all the passengers, one of the few survivors begged for one thing while being rushed to the hospital.

Alan Ruschel repeated this one phrase imploringly:

"Save my wedding ring," he said, according to Alateia.

Only five survived the tragedy that killed 76

Alan's request shocked the medical staff attending him. Of all the things in the world, he wanted to save the symbol that represented his marriage. This ring represented the promise he made to his wife to be with her until death do they part.

Death will not separate

Amanda, the wife of this survivor, wrote on Instagram that his "condition is stable. We are praying for all those who have not yet been rescued, and [ask for] strength for their families. It's a complicated, difficult situation. Only God can give us strength. Thank you God."

His wife is undoubtedly his greatest treasure

During a crisis, the brain goes into shock as trauma kicks in. Yet in the midst of his physical and emotional pain, the most important thing to this man was the symbol of his love for his wife and family.

This is further proof that when all else fails, it is love for your family that saves you.

EMAIL: alovell@deseretnews.com

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