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Bride Paralyzed In Accident Walks Down The Aisle And Dances At Her Wedding
Bride
Published: Aug 17, 2016

Jaquie Goncher, 25, became paralyzed from the neck down at age 17 after an accident in a swimming pool. Doctors told her that there was “no chance” she could ever walk again.

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A year before her wedding, Jaquie decided to put all her strength toward being able to stand and walk at her wedding.

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After working with physical therapists, spending hours in the gym on a treadmill and exercising her core for strength, On May 22, 2016, Jaquie stunned her family and friends at her wedding by walking down the aisle and dancing with her groom.

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Source: LOVE STORIES BY HALIE AND ALEC
Source: LOVE STORIES BY HALIE AND ALEC

“I was an athlete in high school so working out again and not being able to do the workouts I used to was very emotionally hard for me. I walked on the treadmill at the slowest pace holding onto the sides and focused on not passing out. I would pull myself with my legs in my wheelchair around the gym,” she said.

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Source: LOVE STORIES BY HALIE AND ALEC
Source: LOVE STORIES BY HALIE AND ALEC

She was able to support herself upright for her entire 4½-hour wedding, from ceremony to reception.