Florida hospital brings wedding to sick mother who can’t attend her son’s wedding
ORLANDO — When a Florida man’s mother became deathly ill, he and his soon-to-be wife decided to hold the ceremony in a place where she could attend — the hospital.
Michael Morris and Danielle Todd had been planning a cruise ship wedding for months but plans quickly changed when Morris’ mother Millie got sick in August, according to WFTV.
The couple, who knew time was limited, made the decision to move the wedding from March 2017 to the next possible date. So they called the hospital on Friday and received a call on Monday, scheduling the big day for Wednesday.
“(They provided) everything,” Todd said. “They provided hair and makeup to my mother-in-law, myself and my 7-year-old daughter. They offered a reception after and Chris from music therapy (played) for the ceremony and at the reception. (He) gave us our first dance and a dance with my daughter.”
Wedding photographer Ellie Baez posted pictures of the hospital wedding on Wednesday, citing her excitement and admiration for the newly married couple.
“My mind is blown and I’m feeling so incredibly honored that I had a small part in capturing this big moment in their lives,” she said in the post. “It was a special reminder that a wedding day is what you make it and the only thing that truly matters is being surrounded by the people you love most. <3″