Paralyzed Woman Surprises Everyone When She Stands Up And Starts Walking Down The Aisle

As seeing place, a bride’s walk down the walkway has been constantly an emotive part of a wedding ceremony. That is, this was to bring absolutely the emotional one related to this case. Note that Bride Jaquie Goncher, 25, who was paralyzed from her neck down when she was the age of 17. She was surprised her wedding guests by stepping up from the wheelchair in her bridal walk. Based on diagnosis of suffering a spinal cord injury in a swimming accident, doctors affirmed that she might not walk again, but she tried to stand and after just six months later she was able to stand. Yet, for the next eight years Jaquie typically depended on her wheelchair. Jaquie was interviewed by Cosmopolitan “I would go to the gym and get so frustrated that I wouldn’t go back, I was trying to make myself do it but I kept failing at it and then I would be disgusted with myself”. In short, due to be an athlete the accident, the hardest part for Jaquie might not be able to achieve her workouts. More info :boredpandaFacebook | (h/t: cosmo)

At the age of 17 Jaquie Goncher suffered a swimming accident, which left her paralyzed from the neck down


athlete her whole life she was having a hard time realizing she couldn’t do even the smallest of exercises


“I got so upset that I put my head down on the machine and I just started to cry”

It took her a long time to find the strength and the incentive she needed to go back to the gym


“On your wedding day, everybody’s looking at you, so you want to feel the most beautiful. I totally believe you can be bomb in a wheelchair, but I didn’t want to be defined by that”


When Jaquie approached the ceremony with her mom and grandfather on each side, no one was surprised to see her in a wheelchair


But soon all the guests were stunned when she stood up and started walking down the aisle 8 years after the accident


Now she was able to stand through her whole 45 min wedding ceremony and for the most part of her 5 hour long reception


The couple literally had their first dance as they have never danced together before


“It’s been really emotional. Sometimes I don’t realize how miraculous it is that I am walking”


Jaquie aims to continue working as much as before the wedding, so she would be able to live without a wheelchair once more


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