Ever since they were teenagers, Koko has supported her boyfriend, Manasseh Carthron, through thick and thin.
Manasseh has endured multiple brain surgeries over the years, but he still feels blessed to be alive. The couple recently made their love official by tying the knot, and Manasseh wanted to do something to show his bride just how much she means to him. For their first dance, he carefully stood from his wheelchair so that he could wrap his arms around Koko. The two embraced for several sweet moments, simply enjoying the feeling of being together.
“This woman has been by my side through ups and downs,” Manasseh explained. “I am truly blessed to have found a woman that is dedicated and loves me unconditionally like my Koko does. On our special day, I wanted to give her pictures and memories of me not being in that wheelchair… even if it was only 1-2 minutes.”
Meanwhile, Koko said this was the best first dance that she could ever dream of.
“He has had multiple brain surgeries and has difficulty standing,” Koko wrote. “He is an inspiration to me daily. Love handles all obstacles.”
Watch the couple’s first dance below, and be sure to share this beautiful moment with a friend.
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