Monday, August 20, 2018

Homeless Couple Who Have Been Together For 30 Years Gets Married After Strangers Donations

A besotted homeless couple has got married under a motorway bridge after 30 years together thanks to the generosity of strangers.

The heart-warming union between Llewellyn Jeneker and Cecilia Absolom took place in Cape Town, a port city on South Africa's south-western coast.

The pair were married by pastor Manuel Benans in front of more than 100 guests, including other homeless people from the city's Culemborg Safe Space.

Also in attendance was the newlyweds' 12-year-old son Dylan. He witnessed his parents' first dance as a live band belted out 'Save the Last Dance to Me'.

The big day was made possible by the organisational powers of the city council and a woman called Jill Jeftha, who donated the wedding dress for the blushing bride.

She said: "I was touched and I am very happy for them.

"They deserve to feel and look beautiful."

The bride, who has been homeless most of her life, said that the dress "stole my heart".

A video shows the couple saying their vows and sharing a loving kiss.

Since June Llewellyn and Cecilia have lived in the city council run Safe Space, a new initiative which provides beds for 230 people. Nothing but true love!!!