Transcript for Patrick Swayze's Widow Engaged
Patrick swayze, and the storey of his wife. So honest after their love after his death. A new chapter. What a surprise. Such a heart-warming story. A year after he died, she said, I would like the get married again. She's getting her wish. She has been dating for about a year and a half. ♪ Oh baby ♪ Reporter: With his heart-pounding moves, dashing good looks, unforgettable charm. Nobody puts baby in a corner. Reporter: Patrick swayze dirty danced into the hearts of millions. But this lucky woman was his show stopper. His wife of 34 years, lisa niemi. Now four years after swayze died of pancreatic cancer, his widow has a second chance at love. It was private. An intimate thing between lisa and albert. But it meant everything for her. Reporter: For 22 months, she stood by his side as he fought the incurable cancer. A year after his death, speaking with robin roberts. I always new patrick was a tough guy. I had no idea just how tough he really was. Reporter: Since her husband's death, she's tried to shine a light on his disease, writing a book and becoming a spokes person for the pancreatic cancer net work. Reporter: They had one of the most enduring love affairs. Even surviving a year-long separation when he was drinking. They met when he was 20, she was just 15. Supposed to have this big head, be a casanova. We're like, I'm not going to let this guy get to me. And, of course, first thing he did, our first contact was he pinched me on the rear as I was passing by and said, hey, cutie. Later on, hen he asked me out, i said yes. Reporter: The two soon married and struggled as young dancers until "dirty dancing" made him a megastar. Talk about for richer, for poorer, in sickness, and health. Wyou went to high school with him, too? A now years before me. It was a performing arts high school. I'm the loser that graduated with no talent. Talk about name-droppin'. Just saying. He also said incredible things about his wife. He said they had intense passion. Their fights were huge but their love was huge. Apparently, patrick swayze said to her when he was dying, he wanted her to move on. Another chance at love. Really a long marriage. 34 years. Incredible. We're going to turn to our series, "eat it to beat it" with a burning question, to juice or
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