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michael and katelyn


DIVISION OF SERVICE: Army + Henrico County Police

HOMETOWN: Glen Allen, VA

ALMA MATER: James Madison University

Michael and I have been engaged since May of 2018 and we had a date set to be married on November 2nd of 2019. Unfortunately Michael had to go away for military intelligence training prior to the wedding date and we were forced to cancel the wedding after everything except the food was paid for. Since he was not going away for an active duty job we could not receive any refund from the venue. At this time we cannot afford to pay for a new wedding, now that he is back from training. We are both eager to get married, but we want to do it the right way with our family and friends there to celebrate with us. We both have big families and that's something that is very important to both of us. We both know that a wedding is not the most important thing in the world and that a strong marriage is what will last a lifetime. However, there are many fun steps involved in planning a wedding. Michael and I had our playlist set, we had decided on our wedding party, I had picked bridesmaids dresses, cake tasted, selected our menu, sent save the dates, picked out my wedding dress and more. It was an exciting process; however, it was very disappointing when we were forced to cancel. I am so proud of Michael for serving in the military and I wouldn't have it any other way. He wants a long military career and would like to go active, and I plan on supporting that. We just both want a beautiful and memorable wedding, dancing to country music with our friends and family. Attached is a video sharing a little bit about how we met, our relationship, and who we are. Thank you for your time and consideration.