3 Wedding Day Stories That Will Bring Tears To Your Eyes

The wedding day is one of the biggest days in a bride and groom's life. It's usually capped off with a huge celebration with their closest family members and friends, but unfortunately, sometimes special people can't be there. These 3 wedding day stories will bring tears to your eyes when you see how these deceased people were at these weddings in more than just spirit.


1) This Amazing Wedding Day Has Heart And Soul!

This woman had the spirit of her father walk her down the aisle on her wedding day thanks to the man who received his heart in an organ donation

Jeni Maenner's father was shot and killed in a robbery 10 years ago. Jeni's family decided to donate her father's organs when he died, and his heart went to a man named Arthur Thomas. With her wedding coming up, she was thinking of her father and also the man that now has his heart, Arthur. Jeni made the decision to contact Arthur, planning to ask him to walk her down the aisle. She was able to meet the man that now has her father's heart and he was more than happy to walk her down the aisle.

"I feel wonderful that I can be the vehicle that allows her to have him come back," Arthur said. Jeni's wedding was everything she could have imagined!

2) Watch a bride meet the man carrying her late son's heart on her wedding day

Bride Beckey Turney got the surprise of a lifetime on her special day when groom Kelly Turney surprised her with a last minute addition to their wedding party, Jacob Kilby, who received her late son…

Beckey Turney was surprised by her groom, Kelly Turney when he arranged for Jacob Kilby, the man who received Beckey's late son Triston's heart to attend their wedding. Triston passed at the age of 19 and was an organ donor, so Kelly planned for Jacob to attend their wedding, so a part of Triston would literally be there on her big day.

Meeting Jacob was quite the emotional experience for Beckey. "Hands down the best gift. Most amazing surprise ever!" Beckey said. "Thank you for caring for Triston's heart."

3) Watch the emotional moment mother dances with daughter's heart transplant recipient

Laurie Pierce's daughter Amanda died in a car accident four years ago. On that same night, Garrett Leopold's ailing heart failed. This spring, Laurie had the chance to dance with Garret, as Amanda's heart beat inside his body.

Laurie Pierce also got the chance to have her daughter Amanda with her on her wedding day. Amanda passed away in a car accident when she was 18 and on that same night, Garrett Leopold's heart failed. Amanda's heart was donated and saved Garrett's life. Laurie had the opportunity to share a dance with Garrett in honor of Amanda and both feel a special bond.

"Amanda was definitely there in spirit," Garrett said.

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