When Colleen Powell, a SPED teacher, walked down the aisle at her wedding, she knew that she wanted two people to give her away to her future husband – her father, Greg Costello, and her 10-year-old student, Dominic May. Dominic has Down syndrome and is non-verbal, yet he’s touched Colleen’s heart in so many ways.
Everybody deserves to be with their true love, and for this couple with Down syndrome, the search for a life partner ended when they met each other. Now, they are set to face a new chapter in their life as husband and wife. Being a mother to a child with Down syndrome is both a
When Sally Burky was in the planning stages of her May 11 wedding, she knew that she wanted to incorporate something unique in the ceremony. So instead of having her bridesmaids hold flowers while they march down the aisle, she had them walk with adoptable shelter dogs to help them find their ‘furever’ homes! As
This breast cancer survivor got the surprise of her life on the day of her final chemo treatment. Cancer is a tough disease to fight, but for Jillian Hanson who was diagnosed with stage 2 breast cancer at 25 years old, the process was made easier because she had the support of her boyfriend and
I am pretty sure you’ve received dog themed gifts, but ever heard of a dog-themed wedding cake? This is the new wedding trend among dog lovers in which couples include their pets not only in the ceremony but also in their wedding cake. Bear’s parents were among those couples who wanted their dog to be
When wedding arrangements are made, the flower girl role is typically assigned to little children. While that is the norm, a couple who recently got married chose to take a different route – by asking their four grandmothers to walk as flower girls at their wedding! Thus, they have the cutest wedding photo book ever!
Tara Foley was about to get married to the love of her life in Austin, Texas. However, her grandmother, Stasia, couldn’t fly to her wedding from Naples, Florida, where she is placed in hospice care. But Tara wouldn’t let anything get in the way of her grandma seeing her in a wedding dress, so she
There is a common belief that brides don’t like to be upstaged during their wedding. After all, it is her and her groom’s special day, so all the attention must be on them, right? But this bride isn’t like that. When her 83-year-old grandma stole the show during her wedding, she didn’t feel upset –
Parents will always do everything in their power to make their children happy. Sometimes, their desire to paint a smile on their children’s faces appear in the form of a hearty meal. Sometimes, it manifests in the way they work hard to provide for their needs. In the case of Todd Bachman, a loving father,
It’s no longer rare to see pet owners dress up their dogs or cats. Many find it adorable and humorous, while others frown upon the practice. But what if your dog is wearing a wedding gown? A wedding is a beautiful celebration of love that is sweeter when witnessed by family and friends. Jennifer Hindieh
Zachary and Pee Wee are two senior Chihuahuas whose owner recently passed away. They had no one to take care of them after that, so they were surrendered to a big public shelter in North Carolina. However, the shelter didn’t have enough space to accommodate them as they were already very crowded. Soon after, they
A wedding is a joyous occasion that marks the union of two people who vow to spend the rest of their lives with each other. It is an event where both sides of the family gather to show their support for the marrying couple and celebrate this once in a lifetime affair with both of