Terminally ill cancer sufferer with months to live plans to visit every country and marry her fiance before she dies

A TERMINALLY ill cancer sufferer told she has just months to live has drawn up a bucket list to visit every country in the world and marry her boyfriend before she dies.

Jo Sutton, 37, is part-way round a global trip in a determined bid to “live her life to the fullest” and tick off all 196 countries across the world.

Jo Sutton, pictured during a visit to Marbella, Spain, as part of her bucket list goal

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Jo Sutton, pictured during a visit to Marbella, Spain, as part of her bucket list goal
Jo is a terminally ill cancer sufferer who has been told she has just months to live, pictured here in the Sahara desert

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Jo is a terminally ill cancer sufferer who has been told she has just months to live, pictured here in the Sahara desert
Terminally ill cancer sufferer Jo, 37, and her fiance Jonny Larsen from Hinckley, Leicestershire

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Terminally ill cancer sufferer Jo, 37, and her fiance Jonny Larsen from Hinckley, Leicestershire

She originally penned “40 countries to see before I’m 40” after her mum, Pamela, died of breast cancer five years ago aged 58.

But after she was given the same devastating diagnosis in September 2015, Jo added over 60 more locations to her list.

She quit her job as an assistant manager at a bookmakers and started embarking on a round-the-world tour on a quest to fulfil her lifetime ambition.

Jo’s visit to the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen as part of her round-the-world tour on a quest to fulfil her lifetime ambition

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Jo’s visit to the Tivoli Gardens in Copenhagen as part of her round-the-world tour on a quest to fulfil her lifetime ambition
She originally penned “40 countries to see before I’m 40” after her mum, Pamela, died of breast cancer five years ago aged 58

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She originally penned “40 countries to see before I’m 40” after her mum, Pamela, died of breast cancer five years ago aged 58
The couple plan to marry on April 29 – before jetting off to the Maldives and Sri Lanka for two weeks

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The couple plan to marry on April 29 – before jetting off to the Maldives and Sri Lanka for two weeks

Jo now regular shares updates of her adventures and stunning photographs with her 3,000 followers on Instagram.

She has already been to 42 nations and has gone snowmobiling in Iceland, backpacking across South East Asia and slept under the stars in the Sahara Desert.

And after partner Jonny Larsen, 27, proposed to her, the couple plan to marry on April 29 – before jetting off to the Maldives and Sri Lanka for two weeks.

Jo, who lives with Jonny, a bookmakers manager, in Hinckley, Leicestershire, said: “I was devastated when they gave me the diagnosis.

“I had gone to the doctor after finding a lump on my breast, and after a few tests they told me it was stage four – it had spread to my bones and was terminal.

“I was in shock. They said I had a 50-50 chance of being here in five years.

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