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Melissa and Matthew

Long Island City, NY, United States

Matthew and Melissa first met in the fall of 2013 at Living Faith's college group where they met every Wednesday night. At the time Matthew played the drums for the college group worship team and almost immediately caught Melissa's attention.

After two years of being part of the same friend group, they developed feelings for each other. On the Evening of July 10th, 2015 Matthew and Melissa confessed their feelings towards each other and decided to take their friendship to the next level.

Matthew asked Melissa's parents for their permission to date her and after their approval the couple went on their first date. Melissa planned a detailed itinerary for an afternoon in Manhattan where they walked from Midtown to DUMBO Brooklyn. Little did she know that this would be the it itinerary that Matthew would follow for their two year anniversary.

On July 10th, 2017 Matthew got down on one knee at the same location they ended their first date, the Brooklyn Bridge Park. He opened the wooden case he had been working on for months and asked for her hand in marriage with his late grandmother's ring. After Melissa said yes, they joined their friends and family on the other side of the park where they celebrated the engagement.

This July 10th, 2018 they tied the knot in an intimate wedding with their closest friends and family at their dream venue.

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