As the Beatles sang, “I get by with a little help from my friends.”
A friend of the couple named Marcelo Henrique da Silva shared the emotional wedding video online and it has viewers everywhere wondering if someone is “cutting onions in here.”
The wedding of Hugo Rohling, to his new bride, social media influencer and makeup artist, Cynthia Zanuni, left everyone in tears. Hugo was paralyzed in a motorcycle accident 5 years ago and has been in a wheelchair ever since but nothing could stop this couple from taking full advantage of every opportunity. So the couple decided to surprise guests with an extra special dance.
Hugo and Cynthia hired a choreographer for their first dance and memorized the movements. Then it was time to show their guests. The couple starts swaying back and forth to a romantic Sam Smith song then Cinthia sits in his lap and holds him close.
But when she stands up, that is when the magic happens. Two men in suits, the groom’s brother and father, approach Hugo and stand shoulder-to-shoulder as another man kneels and begins to work, tying something to their legs.
It soon becomes clear what is happening; the two men are going to act as the groom’s legs for his first dance with his bride! Once their legs are secured, they all stand up in unison so that the bride can look at her new husband eye-to-eye.
For a few seconds, everything falls away and there are only two people in the world: this loving bride and groom, swaying together as they dance. The bride gazes up at her husband lovingly, wrapping her arms around his neck as he holds her close.
The two men on the side are practically invisible in this moment because it’s not about them. They’re merely being the strong pair of legs the grooms needs just then.
With one last kiss, the bride steps away so that the groom can take his seat once more. All we as viewers are left with is the lasting feeling of love and devotion, and the beauty of knowing that family will always provide us with the strength we need to do what we need to do, when we need to do it.
Congratulations to this beautiful couple! You can see this sweet moment for yourselves in the video below, and if you enjoyed this story please share it with others.
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