A bride fulfilled her late grandmother’s wish to be at her wedding by surprising her with an emotional dress reveal
DARCY SCHILD | INSIDER.COM
Tara Foley was always fascinated by the life of her late grandmother, Stasia, who lived to be almost 103 years old.
This past January, when Foley was a bride-to-be preparing for her June wedding, she learned that her grandmother was in hospice care and unable to travel to attend the wedding.
“She told a nurse that her goal was to attend my wedding, even though she wasn’t allowed or able to get on a plane,” Foley told Insider. “I knew she wanted so badly to be there, and I wanted her to be there.”
So Foley planned a surprise trip to visit her grandmother, in which she would wear her wedding dress and have a photoshoot.
With her unaltered white gown in tow, Foley flew from her home in Austin, Texas, to her grandmother’s care facility in Florida. Foley arranged a photographer to capture the surprise.
“We knew what [Tara] was going to do, but to see it in person was really special,” said Marie Kamp of Red Door Photography, who was behind the lens that day.
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