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Old 07-26-2012, 08:29 PM   #1
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Such a cute story!

I just saw this story and thought I would share it.

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Awww, what a sweet story, an adorable little boy and a gorgeous bride!
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So sweet! And I love in the comments where other brides told about similar experiences.
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Thanks for sharing that - definitely put a smile on my face today.
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One of those heart warming stories.
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Squeeee!!! That is too sweet!
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AWWWWW that was beautiful, thanks for sharing!!!
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That is so sweet!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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What a wonderful story... thanks for sharing!
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