Nakuru: 50-Year-Old Deaf Man Marries Lovely Bride, 25, In Beautiful Ceremony

Nakuru: 50-Year-Old Deaf Man Marries Lovely Bride, 25, In Beautiful Ceremony

  • Over the weekend, Nakuru residents celebrated a unique wedding as a deaf couple, Thomas Mamisu and Grace, exchanged vows in a Catholic Church ceremony
  • The event, attended by close family and friends, was highlighted by the use of a sign language interpreter as Thomas and Grace tied the knot
  • The couple, who met while working in Nakuru, are now beginning their life together, and their parents gave them their blessing

Nakuru residents were treated to a moment of joy and celebration over the weekend after a deaf couple exchanged vows in a one-of-a-kind wedding ceremony held in a Catholic Church.

Deaf Nakuru couple during their wedding.
The Nakuru couple with hearing impairment exchanged silent vows during their wedding. Photo: Kameme TV
Source: UGC

Fifty-year-old Thomas Mamisu married his gorgeous bride, Grace, in a ceremony their close family and friends attended.

In a report by Kameme TV, the deaf couple, who were filled with joy, exchanged their vows through a sign language interpreter, proving that true love transcends any form of human limitation.

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Grace's parents could not hide their joy as their daughter got married to her soulmate. They said they realised she was deaf when she was six months old.

"Who knew my daughter Grace would find a husband and have such a beautiful wedding? God has indeed blessed her today," the bride's dad said.

The groom's parents were also delighted to witness their son finally finding a life partner.

"He was not born deaf. He developed a hearing impairment when he was seven years old. I am really happy that he has found himself a wife. He will be happy," his mother said.

The couple, now set to spend the rest of their lives together, met in Nakuru while hustling.

"We should get many people to learn the sign language especially in the church as this will make those with hearing impairment feel included," a nun from the church said.

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Deaf couple exchange vows in Nakuru

In a separate report, a couple with hearing impairment exchanged their vows at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church, Kiti, Nakuru Diocese.

Bethuel Kinyua and Jenifer Wanja melted the hearts of Kenyans as they committed their love to one another in a colorful wedding.

A Facebook user shared delectable photos of the holy matrimony, showing the lovebirds looking gorgeous and happy on their special day.

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Source: TUKO.co.ke

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