Bride-to-be Kolbie Sanders was scheduled to marry on October 20, at the Bellevue Wedding and Event Venue in Tyler, Texas. But just one week before her impending nuptials, she broke off her engagement and took to Facebook to share a now-viral announcement.
Kolbie took to the popular social media platform and told her friends that she wanted to donate her venue, which was valued at $3,500. But there was one catch: she only had 24 hours to find the couple — and they would have to agree to the same wedding date of Oct. 20.
“I have partnered with the venue, and they are on board with this decision, and we are both excited to see if we can help a couple in need of making their wedding that much more beautiful with a free venue. I figured the best way for this to work is for everyone to SHARE this post so that it reaches a higher audience.”
Kolbie’s Facebook post has drawn hundreds of comments from people not only nominating couples but also praising her for her generosity.
She asked couples on social media to send her a message with their backstories. Kolbie then appeared in a Facebook Live video, vigorously shaking a bowl filled with strangers’ names and then choosing one at random.
She pulled one out, held up the card reading, “Halie Hipsher.”
Hipsher’s grandfather, Edwin Truett Hipsher, was battling stage 4 pancreatic cancer. With his condition, the bride-to-be had no idea if he would make it to her wedding, what was scheduled next fall, and walk her down the aisle.
“I was in shock,” Halie shared. “As soon as my sister called me I was like, ‘All right, this is real, this is my name.’”
Instead of being the bride that day, Kolbie ended up going to the wedding as a guest.
“It was overwhelming … I had so many emotions that day.”
Writer Reveals Heartbreaking Story About Third Man In Famous 1968 Olympics Photo
“If we were getting beat up, Peter was fighting an entire country and suffering alone.”
People already know about the story of Tommie Smith and John Carlos at the 1968 Olympics. However, one writer decided to share the truth about the third man who stood with the athletes during the political demonstration.
Smith and Carlos became famous for their Black Power salute during the Olympic games in Mexico City. The athletes dared to stand up for equal rights when they were given their medals. Interestingly, the man who stood with Smith and Carlos also did the same, but in his own heartbreaking way.
Norman fought inequality in Australia and became an outsider in his own country.
Husband’s Response To Wife’s Postpartum Body Is What Love Is About
If this isn’t unconditional love, then we don’t know what is.
If you've given birth, you know how tough it can be to feel totally confident in your postpartum body. No matter how many times you tell yourself that your body has done the most amazing thing in the world, it's hard to ignore those physical changes that are a little less amazing.
Blogger Laura Mazza felt a lot of overwhelming emotions about her body after giving birth. Since she didn't like the way her body looked like, she assumed that her husband felt the same way - she was wrong.
Little Boy Buys Roses To Cheer Up Senior Citizens At Nursing Home
He wears a police officer uniform and buys the flowers with his own allowance!
Sometimes children can surprise us with their kindness. A little boy decided to spread joy in a nursing home. He bought several roses, attached adorable notes to the flowers, then gave them out to the senior citizens.
Oliver Davis of Overland Park, Kansas is only five years old but he already knows what he wants to be when he grows up. “I want to be a policeman and give out flowers to old people,” he declared. His loving mother Brandi Davis got Oliver a police officer costume as well as a mini electric police motorcycle. Since then, the little boy has been fulfilling his duties and giving the elderly something to smile about.
Is there anything cuter than a little boy dressed as a police officer?