Special Education Teacher Invited Her Students to Her Wedding, And the Result Was So Tear-jerking!

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Kinsey French, a special education teacher at Christian Academy’s Rock Creek campus in Louisville, Kentucky got engaged in front of her whole class.

For her, that experience and moment alone was really amazing and special but that’s not just it. She also invited her students, all with down syndrome, to be a part of the very special day and be one of the witnesses as she ties the knot with the man she loves.

Kinsey French, a special education teacher at Christian Academy's Rock Creek campus in Louisville, Kentucky with her students at her wedding

On June 3rd (2016), her whole class from Christian Academy Rock Creek became flower girls and ring bearers and they are the ones that led their amazing and lovable teacher down the aisle.

In an interview, Kinsey French was asked what made her to invite her whole class and become a part of her wedding entourage. She just said:

“They were like family to me.  They were my first class and they’ve been my only class and so I knew I couldn’t have a special day without them.”

Kinsey French Wedding Special Students Wedding Entourage

Kinsey French Special Education Teacher Wedding

Aside from the tears of joy because of her wedding, the guests and visitors who witnessed the ceremony all said that they shed a tear because of the bride’s entourage.

They said that it was indeed a very special day that they will remember for the rest of their lives.

Kinsey French Special Education Teacher With Her Students At Her Wedding

And for Kinsey French, her students made her wedding day more fun, exciting and complete! They filled the day with extra-ordinary memories that will last long and will be cherished and treasured as long as she lives.

“It was so exciting. It was really special for Josh and myself just to have them a part of the day, and have them come with us and celebrate with us,” French said.

Kinsey French with her special students at her wedding day

After the wedding, the kids were asked what their favorite parts of the whole ceremony are. They said that it was the food and the dancing. It was indeed an amazing and very priceless experience for them.

Kinsey French’s wedding story has gone viral online. It was well received by many specially those people who have relatives with down syndrome.

For them, teaching the kids is already amazing but inviting them to your special moment is truly extra-ordinary and heartwarming.

Image credits: Lang Thomas Photography

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