The music started and everyone rose out of their seats and looked back.
Across the meadow, Valerie stood with both her own father and her soon to be father-in-law. Every step she took was filled with excitement. The entire day was filled with joy.
But there was something very, very special about this particular walk down the aisle.
It’s one of those moments that little girls dream about. Walking down the aisle to the person they love more than anything in this world. And it was one moment that Valerie very nearly didn’t get.
She hand made each and every flower. Every bouquet, boutonniere, and centerpiece. Each one took time, there was no cutting corners. And her wedding day got just a little closer each time she finished one. The excitement grew every time a flower was done. Until finally, her wedding day arrived.
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As Ryan zipped up her dress, a smile spread across her face. She turned around and gave him a kiss. The excitement in the room was contagious. They were going to be married today. And they were determined to soak up every second. Together.
When she was 12 she wrote a letter to her future husband. And while one thing she probably didn’t expect was that she would call security on him the first time they met, she also didn’t expect to find a love that was even better than anything she could have wished for back then.
The day started out cool and drizzly. But truly, nothing could dampen Danielle’s spirit.
You know how the saying goes?
“Every once in a while, in the middle of an ordinary life, love gives us a fairy tale.”
As he picked up the microphone and made his way to the center of the room the entire crowd fell silent. He had just given away his daughter. She was no longer the little girl that made friends by just walking in to the neighbors house. She was a bright, kind, amazing woman and she had found the man that was made just for her.
“Why are you doing that?”
Early in the day the girls came up to me as I was photographing the details of their parents wedding day and asked this question.
“Because one day when you get older you get to look back on these photos and see what real love looks like. You get to decide that you want that on your own wedding day. You get to see how much your dad loves your mom. You get to see what love really is.”
Because that is what it is all about.