Woman Asks Grandmothers To Be Her Bridesmaids | 22 Words

Kristian Leven PhotographyAfter having her wedding plans canceled due to COVID, a woman asked both of her grandmothers to step in and be her bridesmaids... And it was the sweetest thing ever!

Read on to check out the beautiful pictures...

Now, when it comes to a couple's wedding day...

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Everything has to be perfect.

Whether that's finding the perfect wedding dress...

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Or holding the special day in the most gorgeous venue... A couple's wedding day wouldn't be complete without these little details.

But, at the end of the day...

A wedding is all about celebrating the love and happiness between 2 people with their closest family and friends.

They're always the happiest of occasions!

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But in the last year, so many weddings have sadly had to be put on hold or canceled completely.

This is all thanks to the global pandemic.

In the majority of countries around the world, including here in the U.S, mass gatherings have been banned for the forseeable future in a desperate bid to prevent the spread of the virus - and that includes weddings.

In the interest of health and safety, weddings with more than thirty guests have been postponed or canceled...

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Leaving many couples feeling anxious about the future of their special day.

But some simply didn't want to wait any longer...

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And in many instances, couples have gone ahead with their wedding plans with only a select few guests to witness the occasion.

Because just because original wedding plans get canceled doesn't at all mean the day won't be equally as special! And one woman proved this very point recently with her slightly altered wedding.

When Megan Kennedy and Thomas Cahoon, both from London, got engaged, they got straight into planning a big wedding.

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They sent out the invites, excitedly booked red buses to take their guests to the venue and Megan picked her bridesmaids - all ten of them.

But of course, the arrival of the pandemic soon brought a halt to their original plans.

So Megan made the decision to scrap her original plans and reduce her guest list to just fifteen people, all of which would be close family members only, meaning her bridesmaids wouldn't be attending.

But Megan had the best back-up for her big day back in October.

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She instead asked her 2 grandmothers to be her bridesmaids... And people have been left touched by the beautiful gesture.

Speaking to BBC Radio 1 NewsBeat, Megan revealed that at first, her grandmas - aged eighty and ninety - weren't too keen on the idea.

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When she first asked Gillian Holloway and Mary Kennedy, they said it was "a bit stupid."

"They were like, 'we're too old to bridesmaids'. They were flattered but they just thought it was ridiculous."

But when they realized that none of Megan's close friends would be attending, they soon warmed to the idea...

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And they were more than happy to be there for their granddaughter on her big day.

The last-minute bridesmaids didn't wear matching dresses, but they did have bouquets and did manage to walk down the aisle together.

Megan and Thomas' wedding was the first time both Gillian and Mary got to leave their homes to do anything "sociable."

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"If they're going to come, we wanted to make it as special as we could for them," Megan said.

It looked like Megan and her grandmas had the most beautiful of days!

We're so happy they were able to share that special moment together.