Miracles happen: the paralyzed bride got up and went to the altar, the groom and the guests touched to tears
• Miracles happen: the paralyzed bride got up and went to the altar, touched by the groom and guests to tears
bride aisle to the altar - always one of the most exciting parts of a wedding ceremony. In this case, it was more than a pathetic 25-year-old Jackie Gonchar, paralyzed from the neck down to 17 years, surprised the guests up from the wheelchair and on their own after going to the altar. Moreover, the girl and her fiance dancing your really the first dance!
When Jackie was 17, there was an accident and she suffered a serious spinal injury during the voyage. She was paralyzed from the neck down, and doctors said she would never walk again. It surpassed the expectations of experts, when I could stand just six months after the incident. However, over the next eight years, Jackie mostly moved in a wheelchair.
At 17, Jackie Gonchar suffered in the accident on the water, because of what was left completely paralyzed below the neck.
The doctors claimed that she would never walk again.
The first years of therapy have been very difficult for Jackie. Being an athlete all my life, she is very worried because she could not perform even the most simple exercises.
"The first time I decided to go back to the gym, I sat on the bike. My legs could not pedal fast enough, and the simulator turned off, "- says Jackie.
"I was so upset that laid her head on the treadmill and began to cry."
It took a long time to find the strength and determination to get back to the gym.
"On the wedding day, everyone is looking at you, so you want to feel the most beautiful. I am absolutely sure that you can be a dazzling beauty and in a wheelchair, but I do not want it to have determined ", - says Jackie.
When Jackie came to the ceremony with her mother on one side and the grandfather - the other, no one is surprised to see her in a wheelchair.
But soon all the guests were stunned when she got up and began to walk down the aisle, eight years after the accident.
While the bridegroom Andy Gonchar, already knew about this surprise, he could not hold back her tears.
It was such a touching moment that almost all were crying.
Only a year ago, Jackie could not stand on my feet for more than 30 minutes due to low blood pressure.
Now she was able to stand for all 45 minutes of the ceremony and a large part of five hours until lasted gala reception.
The couple was a real first dance as before, they never danced.
Jackie has relied on a spouse during the wedding. "He was my walking stick, because I always held on to him."
Mother of the Bride wanted to impress her daughter dancing again, and as a gift to hire a professional painter, he painted watercolors to this touching moment.
Jackie looked fine in soft pink wedding dress and the mermaid with green hair.
"It was very emotional. Sometimes I do not even understand how wonderful that I go. "
Jackie is going to continue to work on a no less intense than before the wedding to give up all of the wheelchair.