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One couple in Richmond, VA decided that their wedding party could pay their respects in blood instead of giving gifts. Lucky for the guests that meant a trip to the local blood donation center and not a do-over of that senior dance scene from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The groom Barry Gamble explained, "The gifts are nice, but the greatest gift of all is life. It sounds awful cheesy, but this is a lot more important than a toaster." The bride and groom were still dressed in their wedding regalia and donation center staff decorated the clinic to look like a wedding chapel, and even offered cake after guests.
In other bridal news today, a woman dragged her baby down the aisle on the train of her dress.
She responded to the haters on Facebook:
People questioning what we do, commenting all negative, and just doing the most. We good though we covered by the Blood which never loose its power. So to the media, radio, news, and whomever else wanting to talk about what WE do here you go: Media Media I see how it works regardless the situation or purpose people gone have something negative to say! The answer is we do what we want when we want long as Jesus on our side everything worked out fine and gone continue to be fine. Our 1 month old was awake and well secured on my train. Most important while yall got ya feelings in us we had our hearts in Christ which covers all!! So keep ya mouths running for it was just that Exclusive and Epic enough we made top blog way from small town Ripley, TN and the social media doing what they do, TALK!!!!
And despite previous claims, her dress is not Vera Wang.
· Keep the Toaster, Bride Wants Blood for Wedding [WTVR]
· A Bride Actually Tied Her Baby To Her Wedding Dress Train And Dragged Her Down The Aisle [Buzzfeed]