When Emily informed her family that she was marrying Thomas, all hell broke loose. The room erupted with a flurry of questions.
Do you really know him? What does his family think? He is older than you! How will he take care of you? Are you sure that….
In the end, the wedding went forward.
At the reception, the big wooden doors opened to the room of waiting family guests. The host announced, “Please welcome the bride and groom: Mr. and Mrs. Thomas Cleary!”
To the applause, the 84 year-old blushing bride and the 87 year-old proud groom stepped into the room.