For every couple, marriage is one of the most special events of their lives. And during this very emotional day, a bride walking down the aisle is the most awaited moment.
For one paralyzed bride, this is the greatest dream that she has for her wedding day!
She knew that she had to take things into her own hands and never gave up on the challenges of physical therapy. She remained strong and determined all throughout the process to make sure that her dream of walking down the aisle on her wedding will come true. For sure, none of her guests can ever imagine that she would be able to do this and achieve her goal in just a short period of time.
Her video is going viral and even made the news headlines for all the right reasons.
The bride is Jennifer Darmon and she was on a mission to learn how to take baby steps at a time so that she could walk down the aisle on her wedding day.
Jennifer had an accident that left her trapped in a van while fighting for her life. After she was rescued and rushed to the hospital, the doctors told discovered that she had a spinal cord injury. Because of this, she was paralyzed from the waist down. When Jennifer learned about her injury, the doctors never expected that she would have such a strong response to what happened.
She accepted the doctors’ diagnosis that she is paralyzed from her waist down, but she will never give up until the day will come that she will walk down the aisle.
She never even thought that her then-boyfriend, Mike Belawetz, would stay with her with the possibility that she would never be able to walk again. She even told him that she doesn’t have to stay with her if things get too much for him. But Mike never gave up on her too.
He was always there to encourage her after each of her surgeries, her therapy sessions, and even through a hard day. In order to achieve her goal, she has to go through various physical therapy sessions a couple of times a week.
Her wedding day came and it was time for her to walk down the aisle. To everyone’s surprise, Jennifer was more than ready!
As soon as she walks through the door, she stunned everyone when slowly takes each step. She did not only impress her husband-to-be, but also all of her wedding guests! It left everyone speechless and teary-eyed. Dressed in her wedding dress and looking beautiful, Jennnifer proudly took every step towards Mike who was waiting for her at the other end of the aisle.
Her heartwarming story was shared online and millions of people got inspired by her determination to make her dream come true. She received praises even from strangers from all over the world. Not only that, her now-husband, Mike, was also commended for her undying love and support for Jennifer.
Nothing is impossible when you have your eyes on the ball. Success is not inconceivable as long as you have the determination, the drive, and the heart to achieve it. Like Jennifer, we should never let our trials take over our lives. Let us see the beauty behind it, and to always remember that these difficulties are there to remind us to continue to pursue our goals in life.