Heartwarming moment as paralyzed groom stands up unaided to take his wedding vows

Heartwarming moment as paralyzed groom stands up unaided to take his wedding vows

- Weddings, by and large are thrilling and hysterical

- It is, perhaps for this reason that this middle-aged man from England was strong-willed to walk down his wife-to-be bride down the aisle despite being paralysed

- He left his friends and family members awed after he stood unassisted to take his wedding vows

A 29-year old paralysed groom has left the world stunned after he stood by himself to take his wedding vows.

The Bostonian man identified as James Thorpe was left paralysed after he was involved in an accident a little over a year ago.

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Heartwarming moment as paralyzed groom stands up unaided to take his wedding vows

29-year old James Thorpe nearly died and was told he would never walk again after suffering a crippling spinal injury when he slipped over in the sea. Courtesy: Daily Mail

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But that did not stop him from walking his 33-year old lovely wife down the aisle in an elegant wedding hosted in Grantham.

Heartwarming moment as paralyzed groom stands up unaided to take his wedding vows

Just over a year after he was paralysed in a freak accident on his stag-do, James has defied the odds to say his vows standing up. Courtesy: Daily Mail

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Ceremony attendees who included friends and relatives were dazzled to see him pull himself to his feet without any assistance to say his vows.

Fascinatingly, the groom also managed to share a spontaneous and impassioned first dance with the groom - however, this time with aid of a special frame.

Heartwarming moment as paralyzed groom stands up unaided to take his wedding vows

The ex-firefighter was told he'd never walk again after suffering a crippling spinal injury when he slipped over in the sea during a trip to Majorca, Spain. Courtesy: Daily Mirror

The couple was due to get married in 2016, but they forced to put postpone wedding arrangements after the groom tripped and fell while wading in the sea, leaving him with severe injuries that led to his paralysis.

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