(Closed) Whose walking you down the aisle?

posted 7 years ago in African-American
Post # 3
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: August 2011

My dad was in a really bad work accident which left him a partial quadriplegic. They didn’t think he’d be able to walk again but with a lot of therapy and prayer he’s walking. But during those 12 years of rehab to get him walking, my mom pretty much raised me and my sister so I’m having BOTH my mom and dad walk me down the aisle. I don’t want either to feel left out because they both played such an important part in my life. I think having your uncle walk you down the aisle is a beautiful way to honor your dad.

Post # 4
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

Awwww what a great way to honor [email protected]futuremrsthurman:I’m so sorry to hear about your father, I’m glad he will be able to walk with you. 😀 I haven’t really discussed this yet but I would like to have both my mother and father, but I would feel a bit bad about leaving my stepmother out, since she’s been with us for over 15 years.. :-/

Post # 6
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

That is a great way to honor you dad. Im having both parents walk me, since they equally raised me and i want to honor them both.

Post # 7
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2012

My dad is walking me dowm the aisle….

 

My cousin is getting married in October of this year and since her father has passed on and he has 3 living brothers left, she asked my grandfather who is the oldest of the 3 to walk her down.

Post # 8
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

@princesspretti24: thats a wonderful way to honor who your father was and will always be to you! @futuremrsthurman: its good to hear that your father has beaten the odds and is walking again! Unfortunately, my father has been addicted to drugs since I was 2years old, so my parents have been divorced for a long time. Therefore my one and only parent, my mom has the pleasure of walking me down the aisle. She raised me to be the woman I am today, so no other person was more fitting, not even my many uncles. 

Post # 9
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: April 2012

My mom is walking me down the aisle. My parents got divorced when I was 12 and my mom has worked her ass off my entire life (always working 3 jobs). My dad has been living in Germany for the last 5 years and I rarely see him but I am not looking forward to telling him that he is not walking me down the aisle.

Post # 10
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I’m having my son walk me down the aisle.  He’s been the man in my life for 12 yrs.  and he said that he would be proud to do it !  I would’nt want anyone else doing it….

Post # 11
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

My dad and I are super close so he will walk me down the aisle 🙂

Post # 12
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Worker bee

My dad passed away suddenly in 2007. At first i had decided to have my younger brother walked me down the aisle. But after discussing it with my mom i have decided to walked down the aisle with my uncle (my mom’s older brother). 

Post # 13
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Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: September 2012

My dad passed away when I was 19, so I am asking my uncle (his younger brother) to walk me down. We will also light a candle for him before the ceremony. 

Post # 14
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: June 2011

I haven’t talked to my father since I was 15. So, I walked down the aisle alone; honestly, I’m happy I did it that way. My bouquet was so heavy, I needed both of my hands to hold it. Once I arrived to the altar and the minister asked, “Who gives this woman to be married to this man?” My mother stood and said screamed, “I do!”

I dunno, maybe because I am an only child and it’s pretty much been my mother and I all of my life, I really did feel as if I missed out on anything.

Post # 15
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Blushing bee
  • Wedding: September 2011

My brother-in-law is walking me down the aisle. He has been with my sister since I was 6yrs old and I see him as my dad more than my father. My parents divorced when I was 5 leaving my mom to raise 5 kids(all girls) alone.

Post # 16
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Worker bee
  • Wedding: August 2012

My dads walking me down the aisle….He is so happy he cant wait. He says once I’m married I am no longer his responsibility…WRONG…LOL..I am his only child so he’s stuck with me FOREVER!!!!

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